John Kerry, senatore democratico, ha parlato a proposito dell’uragano Katrina, delle sue conseguenze e del suo significato. E proprio lui, che vinse i dibattiti 3-0, ha ribadito:

Katrina reminds us that too often the political contests of our time have been described like football games with color commentary: one team of consultants against another, red states against blue states, Democratic money against Republican money; a contest of height versus hair - sometimes. But the truth is democracy is not a game.