Spare A Thought For Politicians In America Who Were Let Down By Hurricane Irene

August 29, 2011

Spare A Thought For Politicians In America Who Were Let Down By Hurricane Irene

Dan Majestic writes from New York: Spare a thought for all those politicians, manning the hatchets along the East Coast of the US of A, who were let down by hurricane Irene that promised to wreak havoc across the land but lost the will to destroy and was downgraded to a tropical storm when it hit mainland US. Serious disappointment now reigns amid the mayors of all big cities and smaller metropolises, who were bracing themselves for some serious devastation that comes in so handy when you need to write off a few billion dollars of dodgy construction contracts and put a gloss on the misuse of other funds. Such opportunities don’t come very often and when you have already made plans and given promises to some serious people, only to see everything collapse at the last moment, it can cause a...