« When the levee breaks »
I always thought it was the poetic name of one great song of a legendary rock band. I just discovered soon what the significance of these english words was. Moreover, viewing some pictures of new events in
If what I read in US quotidian press makes sense to me, I understand that this disaster shows to young Americans a new face of their nation, quite different of the one they learn each morning in the school in front of the flag. Maybe they learn today that in some places some people can die because they miss 40$ to put gas in their car if already they are lucky to have one. Maybe they learn that in some cases, people are so dawn sustained and always contained by an army of police officers, that if you give them freedom and guns they just act as wild sharks, in USA like anywhere in the world. The closer the death, the higher the reaction, maybe when the levee breaks, further than compassion, new feelings and doubts can rise in open young minds.
Only in few years, they will understand that at least it isn’t so catastrophic because such person doesn’t really participate to the power of the nation as far as economic damages do. What a chance to be a child… What a shame to be poor under storm...