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Government is being a drip on the drought
Government is being a drip on the drought

There are two things very annoying about the deluges that have been drenching California. And neither involves nature. Both involve government. One is that the downpours are routinely dismissed by bureaucrats and water professionals as not very important. It would have to rain buckets for 40 days and 40 nights to be meaningful, we're invariably told. Comments like this: "It takes a long time to get out of a drought this severe.... It will take at least months of above-normal rain." And: "Rainfall would have to duplicate what we're seeing this week and last week over and over again." Yeah, we get it. But how about showing some gratitude for the heavenly...