It is not only the Prime Minister or the Leader of the Opposition (who he?) that have been resoundingly silent on Katrina and its effects. Not a squeak has been heard from Hizonner the Mayor of LondON, normally so vociferous on subjects that are not precisely his concern, such as Middle Eastern politics.
The London Assembly? Well, they are still discussing how the name change of Veritas-UKIP to One London might be interpreted: as a daft move or, more probably and infuriatingly, a smart one.
It is best not to let these people cogitate too much. One London has gone into action by declaring London’s solidarity with the people of New Orleans, writing to the United States ambassador to that effect and calling on all and sundry to support the move and to donate money through the American Red Cross.
For the rest of the story, read the inevitable blog.