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Tuesday, September 6, 2005

Pain, Progess

Posted by on September 6 at 9:22 AM

I read or heard somewhere that in the Deep South there is a drive-in funeral home called “Moan & Go On.” This particular business offers the survivors of the dead the convenience of paying their last respects without leaving their cars. The cover of today’s PI offers these words to the survivors of Hurricane Katrina: “Pain, Progress,” which is, forgive me for putting it so bluntly, the white way of saying “Moan & Go On.”