It's all so modern American, isn't it? When you experience any kind of misfortune in life, call a lawyer and try to find someone who you can squeeze a few dollars from.
And this is what's happening even for those passengers of US Airways 1549. For instead of thanking God for their miraculous delivery and turning their redeemed lives towards noble purposes, more than a few are looking to cash in...big time.
Here's Jane Chastain's witty and wise column (as always) exploring the matter.