Comment of the Day: Army Corps of Engineers Like Greek Myth


Today's comment of the day comes in response to the Army Corps of Engineers decision to blow up the Birds Point levee south of Cairo.

Commenter Mike N. writes:
That's one way for the Corps to ensure job security -- build levee, blow up levee, rebuild levee, repeat. It's like a bizzaro Myth of Sisyphus...


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