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Sandy Isn't a Political Opportunity

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Thursday, 01 Nov 2012 10:34 AM Current | Bio | Archive

Rahm Emanuel gets credit for saying, in 2008, during the midst of the financial collapse, “You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.”

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Members of the SUNY Maritime Academy use row boats to help victims from Hurricane Sandy in Hoboken, N.J.
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But way back in 1996, it was President Clinton’s FEMA administrator, James Lee Witt, who put it best when he said, “Disasters are very political events.”

Unlike Emanuel, Witt — who was testifying before Congress on corruption in government disaster management — was lamenting the fact that crises are politicized, not celebrating it.

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Rahm Emanuel gets credit for saying, in 2008, during the midst of the financial collapse, “You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.”
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