Originally Posted by ldrjax
You're not paying attention. My contention is that many people, even people of means, choose to stay. I don't know why this is so, but it is. It's that way in Jacksonville, I have to assume it's the same in New Orleans. Afterall, as my long-departed aunt used to say "folks is folks".
but do you think they KNEW how bad it would be? apparently the Nawlins Mayor and the Governor of Louisiana didn't.
as an aside, I had friends who hung out in Ocean City MD and Rehoboth Beach DE during Hurricane Agnes in 1973. sometimes, human naivete is pretty powerful.