Sadly, you folks seem to have a water problem. This is not good because water is one of those things that we take for granted but we need very much. If you have ever sat next to a person who has never taken a bath you will understand where I am coming from.
Anyway, West Virginia is one of those red states where the people tend to vote republican. They resent the government and believe in the free enterprise system, and they believe that the government should just get out of the way.
The thing is, though, sometimes we really do need the government to do things like make sure corporations do not contaminate our water.
"The water that some 300,000 West Virginians usually depend on to slake their thirst, wash their bodies and brush their teeth is now good for only one thing -- flushing their toilets, authorities told them Friday.
"We don't know that the water is not safe, but I can't say it is safe," Jeff McIntyre, president of West Virginia American Water Co., told reporters about the water his company provides to customers in central and southwestern West Virginia.
That's been the case since Thursday, when residents of Kanawha County reported a foul odor -- similar to licorice -- in the air.
Investigators from the Kanawha County Fire Department and the state Department of Environmental Protection soon found where it all started -- a leak from a 35,000-gallon storage tank along the Elk River, which is a regional water source." [Source]
I hope that their democratic senator in name only will be able to explain this to his constituents. He can't blame this one on that evil Obama guy.
Or, I take that back, knowing the loons on the right I am sure that they will try.
Finally, Bridgegate continues to be a story as more documents are being released thanks to a legislative committee investigating the fiasco.
Chris Christie has nothing to worry about if his milk is clean, if not, well he might have a hard time serving out his term as governor let alone becoming president of these divided states of America.