Tim West was complaining earlier this week about the silence on Katrina at LP.org and , but what sums it up best is one of the comments left :
Wow — when it comes to hurricane relief, it now appears that the only entity slower to respond than the federal government is… the Libertarian Party.
Websites all over the country now have links to Red Cross et al for people to donate to hurricane relief. Oh yeah – the LP certainly wouldn’t want people to donate to anyone other than the LP, would they?
I guess charitable voluntarism is a nice thing to have in the platform, but something the national LP can’t practice in real life.
Ouch. I would suggest switching the splash banner on the front page to a link to a charity list.
Update: Tim West is asking in . So is Third Party Watch, saying: “Nothing about Hurricane Katrina and nothing about the huge developments on the Supreme Court. Weird.”