The storm itself was bad enough. That's the natural disaster. Reports are coming in of widespread looting, and now a prison riot where hostages have been taken.
A police officer in New Orleans was shot in the head by looter, the cop is expected to recover, thankfully.
I'm sure there are plenty of stories of person sacrifice and heroism, but these reports are quite depressing.
Michelle Malkin is working overtime on the developing Katrina story, and if there were Academy Awards for blogging, she'd win all of them for her work on the Hurricane Katrina and it's aftermath.