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RE: What will the public reaction be to the enormous death toll?
LK1 - 9/8/2005 9:47 PM
So Bot, assuming a death toll anywhere near your estimate what do you think the public reaction will be?
Has the handling of the crisis in any way affected (sp) your opinion of W?
I think it is going to be nearer to 25,000. Word today is coming in via CNN, that they now estimate 1,000 casualities in Miss. If it is going to go that high in the non-flood areas, then we are looking at some real destruction of human life.
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