Just saw this blurb on CTV.ca in regards to the looting in the wake of Hurricane Katrina:
Another woman dismissed the suggestion that she and her husband were stealing from a supermarket as she left with a bag full of items.
"It's about survival right now," she told AP.
"We got to feed our children. I've got eight grandchildren to feed."
The tone is interesting, isn't it? The woman was dismissive.
Would the journalist say the store owner dismissed the idea that lives should come before money? Well, no, because CNN would never pose that question to a shop owner.
And that's interesting to think about.