Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Excusing Looting

An excuse for looting already? Come on. Taking food and water from a store is one thing, but the only reason to take jewelry, TVs and football jerseys, or stuff from people's homes is because you are a scum-bag thief capitalizing on someone else's misfortune. But mush-minded Reuter's author Paul Simao thinks otherwise:
Resentment at being left behind in the path of one of the fiercest hurricanes on record may have contributed to some of the looting that occurred in Biloxi and other coastal communities.
A number of private residences, including some in upscale neighborhoods, were targeted, residents said.

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