Yes, it is true, Newark N.J. Mayor Corey Booker has invited cold and hungry residents into his home for food and warmth. Since Hurricane Sandy has left millions without power and the temperatures are dropping, many residents have been left to wait for power to resume in order to heat their homes. The thing about Corey Booker, is he is not like other mayors, and here is why.
According to the HuffingtonPost, a cold resident of Newark tweeted the mayor, stating,
"@CoryBooker I live around the corner from u on homestead. Why don't we have our power back. Half of my block does."
Of course, what elected official has time to answer his Twitter followers? Especially those officials trying to get thing sin working order after a devastating hurricane? Corey Booker, that is who. He responded to the followers by stating,
"Please let any1 on Homestead know they can come 2 my house & use the spare apt on 1st floor 2 relax, get warm, charge up etc @my_serenelove "
The Newark resident later tweeted that she was at Corey Booker's home charging her electronic devices. Later in the day Corey Booker tweeted another message to his followers stating,
"I'm having lunch delivered for the 12 or so of you hanging at my place RT @uniquenj1 taking u up on your offer. Chillin at your place."
In the horrible tragedy left behind by Hurricane Sandy, Newark N.J. Mayor Corey Booker leads the way by lifting spirits with the best kind of leadership, the kind that really helps his residents get back on their feet! Would you go to your mayor's house if he or she invited you during a major power outage?