Early Contenders for Harvey's Biggest Villains

...other than Harvey himself, of course.

By Katharine Shilcutt August 28, 2017

This evening as we watched Lakewood Church mega-pastor Joel Osteen get straight roasted on Twitter, we recalled humanity's need for a villain in the narrative of their lives. It's easier to pin your frustrations on a perceived bad guy (or a bad baseball team) than an abstract concept like "an unfeeling, uncomprehending natural disaster."

To wit, the earliest emerging contenders for Hurricane Harvey's biggest villains—at least according to Twitter:

The good news? For every would-be villain, there are 100 more Hurricane Harvey heroes out there. Our suggestion? Look for the helpers—and help out your fellow Houstonians when and where you can.

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