I thought this would just be an article on how Comcast customer service is lame, but it goes well beyond that. The level of incompetence -- from more than one party -- displayed here is truly amazing.
I was trying to awaken my 13-year-old this morning, saying "Up! Up! Get up! Up! Up, says Baby Judy!". He understandably said "What? What does that even mean?" I had to admit I wasn't entirely sure why that particular phrase bubbled up to the surface of my mind, but 30 seconds of Googling and I was playing this at him:
He got up.
That's all that's on any TV news this morning: Reporters standing in the rain, telling us it's raining, showing video of puddles and storm drains and people driving in puddles, and storm drains backing up, and businesses located ten feet from a creek putting out sandbags.
Yes, it's a good bit larger storm than average, but come on. We've seen rain, we know what it means, we know California isn't well-equipped to handle it because the amount varies so wildly. Is there nothing else happening anywhere else in the world that's even mildly newsworthy? No?
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