Federal Emergency Irony

File this one under Irony, or Schadenfreude, or Laugh So You Don’t Cry…

Fema Irony - NYC FEMA Station closed due to weather
Federal Emergency Irony Management Agency?

Staten Island, battered fairly badly by Sandy, found out as Wednesday’s Nor’easter was rolling in that FEMA was closing it centers due to inclement weather.

Related Reading:

Disaster!: A History of Earthquakes, Floods, Plagues, and Other Catastrophes
The Mysterious Benedict Society
A Rhetoric of Irony (Phoenix Books)
Think YOU'RE a Mess?: Here's a Little Schadenfreude Therapy
Schottenfreude: German Words for the Human Condition

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One Response to “Federal Emergency Irony”

  1. Sara Miller Says:

    Go figure!!!

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