Eight years ago today, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast. So we’ll have some “stormy” weather today, beginning with Public Enemy’s reaction to Katrina and the government that initially did little about it: “Hell No, We Ain’t Alright.” (Warning: some non-family-friendly language here are there).
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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