Liberal Media Claims Trump “Flunked” Hurricane Response — Before It Even Hits

  • 08/25/2017
  • Source: AAN
  • by: Remington Strelivo
The liberal media has already declared Trump “flunked his first natural disaster test” over Hurricane Harvey.

One problem? Hurricane Harvey hasn’t actually hit yet.

Hurricane Harvey is predicted to be the first major storm in a decade,” wrote Sophia Tesfaye, in an article for Salon, “and Trump just tweeted a useless promotional ad in preparation.

President Trump did, in fact, tweet out a video—showing footage of him working with FEMA, and a quote urging Americans to plan ahead. He also linked to three federal websites for disaster planning: hurricanes.gov, ready.gov, and fema.gov.

That wasn’t good enough for Salon.

“His campaign-style commercial—fitted with a dramatic soundtrack—failed to convey any of that information to worried residents in the storm’s path,” complained Tesfaye. “His tweet did not include basic information, like who is in danger, how to be prepared or what the government is doing to prepare.”

Tesfaye admits that FEMA is sending “thousands of meals, tarps, and leaders of water to Randolph Air Force Base ahead of Hurricane Harvey’s arrival,” and that Trump “was briefed on the government’s hurricane preparation efforts earlier this month.”

But, once again, Trump Derangement Syndrome got the best of the liberal media—as they sought to declare Trump’s response to a natural disaster a “failure”—even though the disaster hadn’t actually occurred yet. Even if Trump’s video was ineffective, it ultimately has absolutely nothing to do with whether or not victims of this storm have food, shelter, and medical facilities in the days to come.

Hurricane Harvey is set to make landfall by Saturday morning on the Texas Gulf Coast between Houston and Corpus Christi.

Despite Salon’s efforts to already declare a premature defeat for Trump, this people of Texas will ultimately be the ones who decide whether or not Trump was prepared for Hurricane Harvey.
 Source: AAN
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