May 16, 2012


Did y'all see this? I MTed a tweet. But this requires an embed:

I'm ready to move to Jersey...

Hoss Posted by John Kranz at May 16, 2012 5:15 PM

Hmmm. What? Am I missing an inside joke?

Posted by: johngalt at May 17, 2012 3:21 PM

Lefty Democrat Mayor Cory Booker actually saved a woman from a burning building.

On April 12, 2012, Booker saved a woman from a house fire, suffering smoke inhalation and second degree burns on his hands in the process. Newark Fire Chief John Centanni said that Booker's actions possibly saved the woman's life.

I did not catch the shovel joke until I looked up the rescue story on Wikipedia:

Booker made news when on December 31, 2010, a constituent used Twitter to ask the mayor to send someone to her father's house to shovel his driveway because her father, who was 65 years old, was going to attempt to do it himself. Booker responded by tweeting; "I will do it myself; where does he live?" Other people volunteered, including one person who offered his help on Twitter, and 20 minutes later Booker and some volunteers showed up and shoveled the man's driveway.

What a great bit of fun from two heroes of their respective philosophies and two savvy Garden state pols.

Posted by: jk at May 17, 2012 3:33 PM | What do you think? [2]