On election night, Chris Matthews said out loud what many liberals in the media were thinking…
I’m so glad we had that storm last week because I think the storm was one of those things. No, politically I should say. Not in terms of hurting people. The storm brought in possibilities for good politics.
What the storm brought was the ability of the media to laud the president for doing basically nothing other than looking presidential. There’s no proof that FEMA handled the Hurricane Sandy disaster any better than it handled the Hurricane Katrina disaster, yet the press lauded the president for his “leadership” and mocked Romney for his work to organize a disaster response from the public. I guess you have to be liberal before you get respect for being a community organizer.
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