Monday, March 03, 2014

Leaky levee boards

Choose your own coastal erosion entropy metaphor for the erosion of the concept of regional flood protection.
St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister, who has pushed hard in Washington, D.C., for construction of a storm-surge barrier at the Rigolets, wants the parish to secede from the regional flood-protection authority that has championed the project.

1 comment:

hopitoulas said...

I would offer the modern "Tea Party" as a metaphor for this entropy. The original tea partiers operated in sympathy with the rhetorical pronouncement that "we all hang together, or we will surely all hang separately."