August 27, 2011

MORE IRENE COVERAGE from Brendan Loy. Also, Roger Kimball.

Meanwhile, Gerard van der Leun spots a contradiction: “On Friday, city officials issued what they called an unprecedented order for the evacuation of about 370,000 residents of low-lying areas, warning that Hurricane Irene was such a threat that people living there simply had to get out. Officials also made what they said was another first-of-its-kind decision, announcing plans to shut down the city’s entire transit system Saturday.”