There is that milage thing, ya know.
Check out this story. May explain a few things.
Dozens Feared Dead, Hundreds Injured In Fertilizer Plant Explosion « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
These parts, especially:
School buses and ambulances were sent to evacuate residents from the area.
Dr. Smith said he saw the initial fire and became concerned. “When I saw the fire I went to the nursing home, because I knew there were hazardous chemicals [in the plant], and I helped the nursing home personnel move them [residents] away from the area close to the explosion.”
people being treated for injuries on a flood-lit local football field, which had been turned into a staging area for emergency responders. Triage was eventually moved to a nearby softball field because of a strong odor in the area.
Nice to know that SOME mayors and governors know how to respond to an emergency.
No, not comparing this to Boston. The response there was incredible.
It was in comparison to another disaster when all the mayor and governor could do was the chicken dance.
So, between milage and self-sufficiency (or lack thereof), depending on which team resides in the W.H., which tragedy do YOU think will get the most attention and coverage?