NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – News of Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s daring rescue spread like wildfire Friday and quickly took on a life of its own in the world of social media.
The Twitter hashtag #CoryBookerStories has launched Booker, who saved a woman from a burning building Thursday night in Newark, into true superhero status.
Here are some of our favorites:
@MilesGrant: When Chuck Norris has nightmares, Cory Booker turns on the light & sits with him until he falls back asleep.
@jimgeraghty: Billy Joel didn’t start the fire. But Cory Booker put it out.
@ZandarVTS: After the incident, Smoke was treated for Cory Booker exposure.
@SayethSimon: Cory Booker isn’t afraid of the dark. The dark is afraid of Cory Booker.
@curtjazz: Ghosts sit around the campfire and tell Cory Booker Stories
@JillBidenVeep: Cory Booker doesn’t run into fires, fire runs away from Cory Booker.