It was almost a national nightmare: Obama wakes up to find himself powerless. Cheer up—the electricity in Oahu, Hawaii, where he's vacationing, should be restored by tomorrow. Plus, he got special treatment:
People are falling all over themselves to give him generators.
Bill Brennan, a spokesman for Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann, said in an e-mail to The Associated Press early Saturday that there were already three generators at the house and when the one sent by the governor arrived and electric company employees trying to deliver it were turned away. [AP
Crisis averted. The other 800,000 people did not receive such generator-deliveries.