Day By Day

Monday, March 30, 2009


OK, the comparison is inevitable. When disaster hit New Orleans the local residents took it as an opportunity to loot.

But when disaster hit Fargo, the local residents responded in a completely different manner.

The contrast between civic cultures is dramatic. A tradition of dependency on government evokes a certain kind of reaction to distress; but a tradition of self-reliance results in something quite different.

For more wonderful pictures of the Red River disaster go here.