Booker, Once-Famous ‘Snow Samaritan,’ Offers Again
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, who rose to fame as the mayor of Newark by once personally shoveling residents’ snow, is offering again.
Booker, who has 1.4 million followers on Twitter, exchanged messages with a resident of Mt. Holly on Sunday, who tweeted the senator a photo of snow-covered cars next to a snow covered lawn.The resident asked Booker in the tweet: “Can you come dig us out in Mt. Holly?”
Booker replied: “If you still need the help tomorrow. I will stop through on my way to DC.”
In a subsequent tweet, Booker sent the man his cell number before adding: “Text me if u need me. Love ur town! #SundayShoutOut to Mt. Holly! Covered in snow but still a hot town.”
If you still need the help tomorrow. I will stop through on my way to DC. RT @mikeyd1276 can you come dig us out in Mt Holly?
— Cory Booker (@CoryBooker) December 8, 2013