Friday, March 09, 2007
Someone’s figured out their post-Katrina Lessons
One thing that should have been learned is that it’s folly to depend on others as your plan for dealing with set-backs. Given the full-force political finger-pointing at FEMA after Katrina one could not be blamed for thinking that FEMA rescue was
Now, this is not to absolve FEMA of all incompetence, but to point out that placing reliance on giant, far-away bureaucracies is not a very good idea. In a word, don’t. Sometimes they’ll do well, sometimes they won’t, and it doesn’t matter who is in office.
Which makes this story interesting.
Bingo. This should be the first lesson learned from Katrina. Making FEMA a faster responder is at best second or third on the list.