Newark residents have been the lucky constituents of America’s hardest-working mayor since Cory Booker took office in 2006. And while his jurisdiction doesn’t extend beyond the embattled New Jersey city, his Twitter presence is such that his voice can reach much farther: he’s accumulated over a million followers, and is a fairly prolific scribe when it comes to the 140-character messages.
But it took a massive blizzard to get Booker’s Twitter juices really flowing. Since the wintery deluge began to descend upon the Northeast Sunday night, Booker has personally responded to many Newark residents asking him for his support. If a resident gives an address, Booker will head over, shovel in hand. If there’s a particularly snowed-in part of town, Booker will sprint over and announce his location to his legion of followers. He can pump out 15 tweets per hour, all promising direct relief.
Here’s a taste of Booker’s day, via a smaple of his Twitter feed. We’re guessing it’s harder than yours.