The winds whipped up to 130 mph, snapping pine trees like pick-up sticks and blowing houses into oblivion. A surge of water, 21 feet high at its crest, engulfing victims as they desperately scurried for higher ground.
The merciless storm, pounding the coast for hours with torrential sheets of rain, was like nothing ever seen before. One observer predicted the damage would linger for decades.
This wasn’t New Orleans in August 2005. This was New England in August 1635
Bloomberg says that Sandy’s 70 MPH winds and 13 foot storm surge are proof of global warming. He also says that the Bill of Rights needs to be replaced by whatever lame-brained thoughts happen to pop into his head.