Skip to comments.FEMA, W.H. send storm victims to Internet (more Obama FAIL)
Posted on 10/30/2012 4:34:22 PM PDT by barryobi
When President Barack Obama urged Americans under siege from Hurricane Sandy to stay inside and keep watch on ready.gov for the latest, he left out something pretty important where to turn if the electricity goes out. Despite the heightened expectation of widespread power and cable television failures, everyone from the president to local newscasters seem to expect the public to rely entirely on the Internet and their TVs for vital news and instructions.
A call to FEMAs news desk, however, found even they didnt have any non-Internet information readily available beyond suggestions that people call 911 in an emergency. When asked where folks should turn for information if they have no power, a FEMA worker said, Well, those people who have a laptop with a little battery life on it can try that way. Otherwise, youre right.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
For the 6-8 million of you with no power, Obama feels your pain.
If your power and/or internet goes out then check your email frequently for news updates.
I think he expects them all to have AOL?
Welcome....You’ve got fail!
Reminds me of working as a dee jay years ago. One time the power went off and one of the old timers told me to go on the air and announce that we’d back on the air as soon as power was restored. I actually clicked the mic switch....then started laughing.
It’s an old joke that used to be played on newbies all the time.
Chris Mathews, from the back of the room: “Mr President, for those without power, thus no internet, is there a particular tv station these people should be tuned to?”
obama: “thanks for bringing that up Chris. I suggest tuning to MSNBC, for the latest information, if you are without power”