Natural disasters bring out the best and worst in people. Typically the worst, as defined by mass media, is black people looting; white people merely ‘find’ food in hurricanes.
Watching Twitter today, I have seen some amazing people doing their best under trying circumstances. And then there are the… less than amazing people.
We won’t know if any of these people actually ending up qualifying for the Darwin Awards until later. In order to qualify they have to contribute to human evolution by selecting themselves out of the gene pool via death or sterilization by their own actions.
And some of them are just, well, not very smart.
Without further ado:
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) September 10, 2017
There were just too many media people trying to get the crap kicked out of themselves for ratings.
— ABC News (@ABC) September 10, 2017
Taken at the southernmost point by a live cam, which was knocked off the air later on.
— Josh Billinson (@jbillinson) September 10, 2017
The picture in question was taken earlier this week at the Mexico City airport… Mexico, Miami, both start with an M, right?
— WPTV (@WPTV) September 9, 2017
Grrrr… These people ought to be…
Florida Man’s Joke About Shooting Irma Gets Taken Seriously https://t.co/unGG29Kboh
— snopes.com (@snopes) September 10, 2017
Gotta love those gun nuts….
This isn’t going to work. Let me try:
NRA MEMBERS, PLEASE BE AWARE THAT IRMA IS WHITE https://t.co/LKm5nHmQnG
— LOLGOP (@LOLGOP) September 10, 2017
The shooting probably stopped shortly thereafter…
— Colton Fraser (@colton_fraser6) September 10, 2017
I could see this happening in San Diego (And it would be just as stupid)
Timeline of Rush Limbaugh statements pic.twitter.com/W3Kczrc33p
— Daniel Lin (@danwlin) September 9, 2017
I know, it’s all a conspiracy.
Video shows couple rescued from boat trying to ride out Hurricane Irma https://t.co/pRJKoejEi1
— ChosenLawyers.com (@ChosenLawyers) September 10, 2017
Most people I’ve met with boats were smarter than that.
HURRICANE UPDATE FROM MIAMI: LIGHT RAIN; RESIDENTS AT RISK OF DYING FROM BOREDOM
— Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) September 10, 2017
What’s worse than being stuck in a hurricane? Being stuck with her in a hurricane.
— M. Kei (@kujakupoet) September 10, 2017
Gives new meaning to trickle down.
I’ll add some more if time allows.