Luckily we were pretty unaffected by Sandy in the area where we live, but many were not so lucky. I drew the above cartoon in response to the hurricane–or superstorm, as she is now called.
There are so many ways to respond to the devastation, and I don’t think the way Mitt Romney did the other day is the right way. Last night on her show, Rachel Maddow said, “Hurricane Sandy is a real disaster. This is not a plot in a sitcom.” Apparently, Romney’s campaign were afraid there wouldn’t be enough canned goods for their photo op, so they bought some and gave them out to Romney fans who had come to the rally. According to Maddow and BuzzFeed, “ the Romney campaign actually purchased $5,000 worth of canned goods and diapers from a Wal-Mart and provided event-goers with materials to then hand to Gov. Romney.”
My cartoon above is not about distributing aid to in-need areas, but it is about something we desperately need to talk about. Here is a link to my full Forbes piece.
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