This included Carnegie Hall and Broadway - where the night's performances had to be cancelled.
So this happened:
A power outage in New York, but it couldn’t stop the Millennial Choirs and Orchestras, creating a makeshift stage right outside Carnegie Hall. #nycblackout pic.twitter.com/fPQJzvTS1t— Ravi Agrawal (@RaviReports) July 14, 2019
When there’s a blackout at @hadestown we take the party outside! #oohitsablackout pic.twitter.com/DCOwQWqRaq— Kimberly Marable (@misskimizzo) July 14, 2019
The @WaitressMusical cast is prepared to entertain, power or not! @SaraBareilles #broadway #blackoutnyc pic.twitter.com/rkTYpJ2N8h— Erich Bergen (@erichbergen) July 14, 2019
But let's refrain from too much self-back patting about how great America is because this, too, is America these days:
In an interview about what he saw in the camps, Trump's Vice-President said:New video shows severe overcrowding of men in cages at Texas detainment facility during VP Pence's visit Friday.— NBC News (@NBCNews) July 13, 2019
A group of men detained behind chain link fencing shouted to news cameras, "No shower, no shower!" https://t.co/iysmT8IUE1 pic.twitter.com/VF8kUAy94K
I think what we saw today was a very fair representation of how families are being treatedBut you'll note in the video that it's all men - where are the women and children? As one twitter writer wrote, someone should remind the VP that all those men were once fetuses.
Then there's this:
Read it. Read it all.My wife was a flight attendant and I was an Army officer in Atlanta in the late 90’s. I used to drop my kids off at a daycare that wasn’t bad and had cameras I could watch online. My daughter was maybe 3 or 4. I started noticing her spirit fading. pic.twitter.com/A37BpjIids— Fred Wellman (@FPWellman) July 13, 2019
This is America.