Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

America's Disaster

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

America's Disaster

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If I wrote a letter in opposition to something that President Donald Trump has said or done, which is about every day- on topics such as Obamacare, climate change, North Korea, the NFL- I would have writer's cramp.

Just when I thought I was beyond being shocked, the man had the audacity to blame the citizens of Puerto Rico (American citizens) for the amount of devastation they have suffered and to tell them they are fortunate not to have experienced "a real catastrophe, like Katrina" and that they have "thrown our budget a little out of whack." Is this what he said to the victims of Harvey and Irma? Now, this week, in praising his administration's response there, he says the situation in Puerto Rico is "worse than Katrina."

Recently Jimmy Fallon suggested the next time they find themselves in the direct path of a hurricane, they should try pushing the island out of the way! …

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