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Superstorm Sandy Does Major Damage in New York City

Hardrock Lausanne Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 12:55 PM
And what would President Romney be doing in Washington (were it the situations reversed)? The president's job (real or imagined) is to manage, coordinate and monitor. That's his job. Bush did that during Katrina. That's what Nixon did during Camille. Again, the president's job. It doesn't matter what YOU want him to do.

We're just now able to see the real impact Hurricane Sandy had over night in New York City and along the East Coast. Things aren't looking good. Not only was there massive flooding in many parts of the city, but NYU hospital lost its backup power and all patients had to be transported to another hospital. Sick, intensive care babies with battery powered respirators and patients were carried by nurses and doctors down as many as 15 flights of stairs.

At times with only flashlights to illuminate the way, NYU Langone Medical Center was evacuating some 260...