So much winning!
The blunder that caused more than a million people in Hawaii to fear that they were about to be struck by a nuclear missile fed skepticism Sunday about the government’s ability to keep them informed in a real emergency.
But I think we also found the razor blade in the apple, and I’m gonna call it the shitgibbon who cried wolf:
“My confidence in our so-called leaders’ ability to disseminate this vital information has certainly been tarnished,” said Patrick Day, who sprang from bed when the alert was issued Saturday morning. “I would have to think twice before acting on any future advisory.”
It’s the incompetence of Katrina, but without a body count.
And yes, I know that the problem was someone at the state who accidentally hit the alarm button. But the incompetence ran all the way up the chain to the White House. While Hair Führer is rattling his sabre at Little Rocket Man, they have nothing to offer us if we get sucker-punched, not even comforting words. Remember, no Plan B.
Chimpy’s Reign of Error took away a lot of our civil liberties—under the guise of saving us from terrorism—that we have never gotten back; we live in a surveillance state now.
Imagine what the Fourth Reich could/would do if we actually were attacked?