“[P]eople are drinking off a creek,” Cruz said. “So I am done being polite. I am done being politically correct. I am mad as hell.”

The Mayor made it clear that the situation in her town, and in the country, couldn’t be any more dire.

“I am asking members of the press to send a mayday call. We are dying here,” Yulin Cruz said. “And if we don’t get the food and water into people’s hands, we are going to see something close to a genocide.”