Monday, October 29, 2012

Same disaster, different values...

Two items from the news this morning to think about next Tuesday.  In New Jersey, Chris Christie was praising President Obama for his fast, proactive support with Federal assistance for the states being affected.

Meanwhile, Mitt Romney has gone curiously silent about the fact that just over a year ago in the GOP debates, he pledged to dismantle FEMA, leave disaster relief to the states with block grants, and that disaster response itself should be privatized.  His words, not anyone else's.

So when next Tuesday rolls around, remember which candidate delivered the up-front support that earned praise from his opponents, and which one believes that it's better to have for-profit companies enrich themselves through your misfortune.

Stay safe everyone.

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