While I’m very glad that Sean Penn isn’t here in his ridiculous white “life jacket” pretending to help for the cameras, I’m still flabbergasted a bit that a major American city is underwater and shut down and nobody noticed. While I’m no fan of Jon Stewart, it did warm my heart that we at least made the Daily Show.
This is a State Capitol. And the power is out! For a week!
A major convention space, used by nearly every business in the country is under water–up to 10 feet in some places.
But as he said, we’re taking care of ourselves. We aren’t looting, we aren’t raping, we aren’t killing people in nursing homes.
We’re just mourning our losses, cleaning up and moving on.
But I would like to just say to all the Celebrities and movers and shakers that y’all better think next time you want me to send money to your sing-along for Haiti or Whereveristan. Because I saw how much you cared when it was in your own damned backyard, poseurs.