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Chertoff Et. Al.

I don’t get any of it, to tell you the truth, Kathryn. I don’t get why FEMA is evidently so unprepared and why, after 9/11, there appears to be no extant plan in the federal government for dealing with law and order in a city in a state of catastrophic meltodown. The problem is that when a crisis hits, people have to react immediately, but things seem to have moved in weird slow motion yesterday and today. It’s as though the feds expect every city and locality to act with the efficicency of New York and D.C. on 9/11, and that’s simply not the right way to be thinking.

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