Local Editorials: Carnival Cruise Damage Control No Triumph

Saturday’s local dailies both editorialized about the Carnival Cruise to Nightmare, but they had very – wait for it – different criticisms about the cruise line’s response.

Boston Globe editorial:

2013-02-13T041707Z_01_ABI113_RTRMDNP_3_NBACruise ship owner: Facing the Heat

While passengers on the Carnival Triumph were enduring tropical weather without any toilets or air conditioning, and sleeping on deck in improved tents made out of laundry, Carnival CEO Micky Arison was also paying attention to the heat — the Miami Heat, at whose basketball game he was spotted courtside on Tuesday. Arison is no stranger to the Heat — he owns the team — but he’s likely to face some for failing to make a show of concern for the 3,200 passengers stranded for five days at sea . . .

From the Boston Herald editorial . . .

Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.

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