‘Katrina was a major devastation – we’re on a fricking cruise ship’

As CNN interviewed a “survivor” from the stranded cruise ship that finally reached shore last night, one of the news anchors compared their ordeal to Hurricane Katrina.

“Let’s put that in perspective,” a man said quickly. “I mean Katrina was a major devastation, we’re on a fricking cruise ship and we were just out there having a good time.”

“Two different things,” he asserted.

Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com. In 2011 he was a finalist for the Watch Dog of the Year from the Sam Adams Alliance and winner of the Americans For Prosperity Award for Online Excellence. In 2013 the Washington Post named SAB one of the nation's top state-based political blogs, and named Rob one of the state's best political reporters. He writes a weekly column for several North Dakota newspapers, and also serves as a policy fellow for the North Dakota Policy Council.

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