The massive shutdown of Atlanta’s roads and expressways due to a snowstorm continues to garner national and international headlines to the embarrassment of government officials. Tonight, WGST Talk Show Host and Consumer Investigator, Dale Cardwell, demanded accountability.
Live, on-air during the broadcast of TrustDale Radio on 640 WGST, show host Cardwell personally called the office of Georgia Governor Nathan Deal with a direct appeal for the resignation of Charley English, Director of Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security.
Cardwell told the Governor’s representative, “GEMA’s mission (from its own website) is to provide a comprehensive and aggressive all-hazards approach to… special events in order to protect life and property and prevent and/or reduce negative impacts of terrorism and natural disasters in Georgia. By Director English’s own admission, he did not believe Tuesday’s snowstorm constituted an emergency – even as late as three and four pm.”
While unsuccessful in his on-air attempt to speak to the governor, Cardwell announced his intentions to continue a daily effort seeking English’s resignation. “Georgia has a unique problem with holding public officials accountable. If the Governor won’t hold Director English accountable, I will,” said Cardwell.
Dale Cardwell may be reached for interviews through media contact, Joe Hirsch.
Joe Hirsch, Executive Producer TrustDale Radio