Locals told him they had been through the town several times, following the media. As the media set up to shoot pictures and tell stories of devastion and despair, scores of military trucks, Red Cross personnel, and FEMA functionaries magically appeared as backdrop in the shots. As the last TV anchor spoke, the last photographer snapped off a shot, and the lights went dim, the entourage of Red Cross, FEMA, and military actors packed up and left… following the media circus out of town for the next site of destruction.

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