I live in Texas, and Winter Storm Uri, as well as the resulting power grid failure, were nothing short of terrible.
Personally, my apartment was without power for several days, and I feel fortunate that I never lost water or had pipes explode, as many of my neighbors were not so lucky. I had friends freeze in their homes with no power, water or transportation for days on end.
Although Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York has commendably raised millions of dollars for relief efforts here in Texas, the democratic socialist couldn’t resist mocking Republicans and capitalism in the process, joined by a chorus of progressive politicians and academics from around the country:
Natural disasters reveal how brutal & inhumane