New York residents have been lashing out at mayor Michael Bloomberg for insufficiently handling the twenty inches of snow that practically paralyzed the city. In Newark, on the other had, mayor Corey Booker has received praise for his effective method of using Twitter to find out who is snowed in and then personally shoveling them out. Today, Booker v. Bloomberg continued to play out on Twitter.


National Review's Robert Costa hardly recognizes New York under all the snow

Strolling around NYC: the complaints about Bloomberg are legit -- it looks like Sarah Palin's Alaska on 5thless than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®


Time praises Booker's efforts to relieve citizens after the storm

Newark's Cory Booker: The mayor of Twitter and superhero of the blizzard | http://su.pr/7lBdrhless than a minute ago via Su.pr


Piers Morgan thinks Bloomberg's response could have been worse


What the attacks on Bloomberg tell me is that Americans expect a higher level of service than we Brits, and usually get one. I admire that.less than a minute ago via web


Apparently Booker is bringing supplies along with his shovel

Via @nprnews: Snow Travel Woes, Plus Booker Delivers Diapers | http://t.co/ocr1SY9less than a minute ago via Tweet Button


Ben Smith at Politico decides to give Bloomberg a break because he didn't know how bad the storm would be

Some snow wonkery, for the obsessed: It seems Bloomberg had some excuse for being surprised http://is.gd/jINSsless than a minute ago via Tweetie for Mac


But Nate Silver doesn't buy it

@benpolitico: Don't think the forecast is a good excuse for Bloomberg. You need to plan for the reasonable worst case, not the median one.less than a minute ago via web


Corey Booker is excited about the response his efforts are receiving

My favorite thing someone yelled at me today, "Hey Cory Booker, I got your shovel ready project right here!"less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter


Teagan Goddard notes how long it took Bloomberg to acknowledge he hadn't done enough


And on the fourth day, Bloomberg finally apologizes...http://pwire.at/gDT0W5less than a minute ago via bitly


Andy Borowitz and Bill Wetzel marvel at what else Booker has been able to accomplish in his free time

Unbelievable - I was looking all over my apartment for my keys, and #CoryBooker found them for me!less than a minute ago via web

I heard that #corybooker produced, wrote, shot & edited Street Fight all by himself & Marshall Curry is just a character he plays.less than a minute ago via web