There are lots of Katrina retrospectives floating around today, on the 2nd anniversary. If I were a better man, maybe I’d write one, but thinking back on those events makes me feel sick, helpless rage all over again, and I’m about to head to a picnic with my two boys, so I’m gonna choose to stay happy instead.

If you’re looking for smart commentary on Katrina and the political aftermath thereof, check out this from Statfor. See also Chris Mooney’s lessons learned, one, two, three, four.