As hundreds of drivers were stranded overnight in frigid conditions in their vehicles along the northern third of the highway in Virginia, many took to Twitter to lambast Republican Gov.-elect 格伦·扬金 – who however does not actually take office until January 15.
One of the stranded motorists, New Jersey parent Joseph Catalano however 告诉福克斯新闻 he reached out to the actual governor, Democrat Ralph Northam, while his family was trying to make their way through the Commonwealth on their way home from Disney World.
许多, 然而, impulsively blamed Youngkin for not being prepared, Carlson noted.
Carlson pointed to a tweet from anti-Trump Republican pundit Jonah Goldberg, saying that if he “were Glenn Youngkin, I’d be flooding the zone”, as images spread of drivers stuck on the frozen blacktop in places like Ladysmith, Spotsylvania and Carmel Church, while conditions on the paralleling, older arterial US-1 weren’t any better.
Other critics called it “not a good start” for Youngkin, 而另一个 critic lamented, “does Virginia’s new Governor Youngkin know people have been stranded on I-95 for 15 小时?”
Northern Virginia radio host Vince Coglianese later told Carlson that despite being wrongly blamed for inaction and the fact he’s still technically a private citizen, Youngkin and his gubernatorial transition team were receiving briefings and speaking with the media about the snow catastrophe stymieing the east’s coasts asphalt backbone.