While it is true that the Internet is an important and vital tool when it comes to information distribution -- it should also be noted that it can prove problematic for the public to gain access when the power is off.
'Twas the week before the election, and all through the land / Things were not going exactly as planned / A storm more daunting than any we have ever seen / Suddenly made the political accusations toned down and less mean.
What makes Romney's most recent flip-flop so significant is that it shows us exactly how a Romney administration would handle a disaster situation in the United States -- haphazardly and from the sidelines.
President Obama has said many times that he believes we all are our brothers' and sisters' keepers. We all have immediate biological families, but we all also belong to the American family. We share American experiences and values, privileges and responsibilities.
Spitzer and Clarke debate whether the monster storm smashed not just the Metro region but Mitt too. They agree that 'extreme weather' won't be an issue in Ohio this time but will and should be one in 2013. And does 7.9 percent = 270+ electoral votes?
Unlike his father, George, Mitt forgoes principle for pursuing policies that pander to the lunatic right fringe in order to get the vote. And his choice of Paul Ryan, the Ayn Rand acolyte, for vice president, is downright frightening.
The president is off the campaign trail and back where we expect him to be, leading the nation and millions of its citizens in the hopes that they will not suffer loss of life or limb, yet alone the expected billions in property damage and destruction that will inevitably occur.
Lawrence O'Donnell reported on Mitt Romney's comments regarding clean-up after Hurricane Sandy and said that in order to buff his own image as a disaster-relief specialist Romney compared the Sandy cleanup to... his experience cleaning up the field after a high-school football game.