Forget the Army Corps of Engineers or global warming, the real source of New Orleans' misery is its tolerance for sin and wickedness in its French Quarters (sic). At least that's the claim of something called Repent America, which sees a divine hand behind the destruction, a Travis Bickle-style real rain to cleanse the filthy streets.
And not just the soccer mom sin of beads-for-boobs during Mardi Gras, we're talking a circuit party, the most Almighty affronting thing on Earth. Southern Decadence -- a "Celebration of Gay Life, Music & Culture" -- was to kick off yesterday and run through Labor Day.
As for the good people of Mississippi, who knows what they did, but they probably had it coming too.