Repent! The End of the World Is Nigh! - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Repent! The End of the World Is Nigh!

As Bush administration incompetence allows yet another hurricane to bear down on the U.S. territory, I was reminded of George Will’s recent endorsement of Simon Winchester’s enduring fascination with “humankind’s insistent folly in living in places where they shouldn’t.” Earlier in the same column Will warned that “we should have quite precise worries about the incurably unstable ground on which scores of millions of Americans live.” As if Al Gore were whispering in his ear, he then added, “This almost certainly will result in a huge calamity, probably in the lifetime of most people now living.” He was writing about California and earthquakes, but it’s the sort of doomsday logic that could be applied to any populated areas exposed to hurricanes, floods, drought, cold, heat, fire, rockslides, mudslides, avalanches, not to mention mosquitoes. George, isn’t there some erupting volcano we should be fleeing?

Sign up to receive our latest updates! Register

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: The American Spectator, 122 S Royal Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314, You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Be a Free Market Loving Patriot. Subscribe Today!