Extinguishing Some Myths of Fire Week

Los Angeles CityBeat | November 2, 2007
Many different interest groups distorted what was happening to suit their own purposes: The media wanted to make the fires as sensational as possible, politicians wanted to project an image of supreme competence, small-government conservatives accused the authorities of being underprepared, while liberal democrats wanted to see the fires as a symptom of the advance of global warming.

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