Obama's New Orleans visit itinerary shows that he won't be addressing crucial disaster aversion issues. But he will be taking questions and meeting schoolchildren. Events, in short, that look good on TV.
The Nation's investigative piece on the unsolved shootings in Algiers Point in the days after Katrina is a lengthy, painstaking piece of work. And, just like much of the media coverage of the disaster three-plus years ago, it lies.