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Public Opinion Says Hurricane Irene Was Overblown

SodaHead deep dive a daily infographic Hurricane Irene: Overwhelming or Overblown? Hurricane, Shmurricane 54% said Hurricane Irene was overblown 46% said it was overwhelming A Tale of Two Soggy States In Vermont, where the hurricane hit hardest, two thirds of the people who responded said it was overwhelming. In nearby New York, where the hurricane's strength varied, the majority disagreed. 53% Overblown 33% Overblown 47% Overwhelming 67% Overwhelming NEW YORK VERMONT Big Hearts in Healthcare Those who listed themselves in the healthcare industry were more concerned about the hurricane than any other employment group. ++++ 25% Overblown 75% Overwhelming HEALTHCARE WORKERS $$$$$$$$$ 64% Overblown 36% Overwhelming RETAIL WORKERS Women Fret for Flood Victims. Dudes...? Not So Much. Women were significantly more concerned about the hurricane than men. 60% Overblown 59% Overwhelming Overblown 41% 40% Overwhelming Drink Away the Pain A spoonful of whiskey makes the hurricane go away. For drinkers, the hurricane caused noticeably less concern. 48% Overwhelming 60% 40% Overwhelming Overblown Overblown 52% Results taken from on August 31, 2011. Vote, comment, and share at .com © 2011 Total number of SodaHead votes: 1,104

Public Opinion Says Hurricane Irene Was Overblown

shared by GeeGrl on Mar 23
Hurricane Irene didn't wreak as much havoc on the East Coast as many anticipated, it devastated several towns in Vermont, New Jersey, and upstate New York, completely flooding some areas and taking mo...


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