The Chimes of Freedom Splashing

FromAlbum 5

Most of the chattering class has moved on — if they ever noticed — from the disaster in West Virginia. Andauthorities now say it’s been “fixed.” Yes, after only a week (and people who’ve been stuck without utilities of some kind can assure you even a single day sucks to high heaven), anyway, after a week affected West Virginians have been assured it’s…um, mostly safe.Unless you’re pregnant. Unlessyou’re in one of theoutlying areas. And only after youflush your lines (.pdf). And even after all that…some residents still report odd smells, discoloration…would you drink or bathe in this?

Ain’t Freedom Grand?