The Outbreak

Tuesday, April 19, 2005

The big truck fleets are rolling again--that's the major news here on Long Island today. They take forever because of the security on all the bridges, which took about twice as long to clear as the major arteries did, but they get there. The moment I see one I will cheer, I swear. Putting off the inevitable, which is how do you rebuild from something like this? Unless they come up with a cure a vaccine it will never, ever stop. Every time you see footage from a developing country it's a holocaust. Trickle-up economics. And trickle-down, too: Weeks of completely arrested commerce means how many millions will starve to death? And then what?


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