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Mother Jones’ David Corn wants his oil, goddammit

Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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When Mother Jones Washington Bureau Chief and MSNBC Contributor David Corn didn’t get his oil delivery to his Takoma Park, Md. home before last night’s snowstorm, he didn’t handle the matter quietly. He pitched a fit. On Twitter. And got 10 emergency gallons of oil delivered to his home by 3 a.m. Still, it wasn’t all the oil he needed. So he bitched some more.

The drama began at 7:21 p.m.


And continued.


And continued some more.



The company apologized. But apologies aren’t going to keep someone as cold as Corn warm (just kidding, he’s not all that cold, but he does occasionally have a flaring temper).



By 8:01 p.m., hope emerged.


PetroHome tweeted back at him that help was on the way.


Corn was grateful for at least 30 seconds.


At 9:39 p.m. he got in a dig at conservatives who had heckled him.


By 12:48 p.m. Thursday, Corn got his full oil delivery.