Disappointed in Dean

For days the media have screamed about the “Hellstorm Dean,” the “Killer Hurricane” bearing down on Jamaica, and sure to wreack havoc and mass death, film at 11 (actually, film continuously).

This morning, they were visibly disappointed that thousands hadn’t died on Jamaica, but they were still holding out hope that there would be massive destruction in Belize or Mexico.

Of course, politicians love hurricanes too. In Jamaica they were busy suspending elections, declaring states of emergency, and warning against free-market prices


1:37 pm on August 20, 2007