Another instant Onion classic:
In what forecasters are predicting will be the largest, most devastating disaster to hit Florida since the national economy collapsed, a Category 5 hurricane neared the Gulf coast this week, threatening thousands of repossessed and long deserted homes.
According to meteorologists, the incoming tropical storm could leave as many as 3 million residents every bit as homeless as they’ve been for the past year or so. “Those who haven’t already lost everything to the housing-market crash are urged to evacuate their homes immediately,” said Robert Menken, head meteorologist at the National Weather Bureau.
Thousands Of Abandoned, Foreclosed Homes Threatened By Florida Hurricane
The Onion, SEPTEMBER 8, 2009 | ISSUE 45•37