February 02, 2007
"Katrina? Nope, never heard of her."
Not a lot was made of the fact that The Man Who Would Be King failed to mention Hurricane Katrina and the rebuilding of the gulf even once during his most recent State of the Union address (except in the magical world of Blogland and the alternative media of course).
Fortunately, there are some folks, working more or less in the mainstream, who do give a damn about the victims of Katrina, among them the folks behind Boston Legal and Elvis Costello. Click the following two pics to watch Alan Shore (played by James Spader) defend a doctor accused of murder for euthanizing five Katrina patients who were dying of dehydration and Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint perform "Broken Promise Land" from their DVD Hot As A Pistol, Keen As A Blade: