Mayor Cory Booker Rescues Woman From Fire, Close to Becoming Super Hero Meme
Social media superstar, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, saved a women in his home district last night, after rushing into a burning building. Booker was back from a television interview and saw an old women who could not escape from the fire.
Thanks 2 all who are concerned. Just suffering smoke inhalation. We got the woman out of the house. We are both off to hospital. I will b ok
— Cory Booker (@CoryBooker) April 13, 2012
Naturally, the social media universe was delighted by the politician’s heroics. As of last night, some heavy hitters, from NY Times op-ed writers to influential venture capitalists, had already started in on the super-hero meme:
Cory Booker was on the way home from sabotaging North Korean missile program when he saved that Newark resident from a house fire. — Jeffrey Goldberg (@Goldberg3000) April 13, 2012
Now we know who Superman really is. Cory Booker, Newark Mayor, Saves Woman From House Fire: nyti.ms/HNiHyL
— Shervin Pishevar (@shervin) April 13, 2012