dreadedcandiru2 (dreadedcandiru2) wrote,
dreadedcandiru2
dreadedcandiru2

How not to do disaster preparedness.

As you will recall, I have gone on record as saying that if the Patterson family were ever exposed to a genuine emergency situation, the first responders tasked with rescuing them would be greeted by the appalling spectacle of their huddled corpses found inches away from salvation. The current arc seems to bear that out owing to how ineptly they plan for things and how panicky they get. We have a school district too stupid to pre-emptively shut down school and too overwhelmed to cope with the power outage and lack of foods to be taken seriously and we have Elly and the kids huddled around their meager fire place like savages because no one thought to buy any sort of off-the-grid heating device. About the only people who look smart in this are the city's outside workers and the linesmen who do their thankless but vital job of keeping people like Elly from freezing to death out of sheer stupidity.
Tags: freefloating commentary
Subscribe

  • Meet The Punching Bag

    There is, of course, another reason that makes Becky an unsuitable friend to April that is not the envy of the untalented (like, say, John) or the…

  • Elegy for lumbering idiot dog.

    The interesting thing about the current week is that for the first time, we're starting to be reminded that Farley is not what you'd call a young…

  • The inadmissable known implicit in Liz's vision problems.

    Having to remind ourselves that Lynn has a severe distaste for public gatherings in which she is not the center of attention leads to reminding…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments