"He ain't [expletive] coming' down, and I ain't waitin' all day for him . . . I mean, what the [expletive], this ain't no cab service."
"How about that (10 fruitless calls in 30 hours)? He can wait."
"Oh, well, he'll be fine. Go back to sleep."
Those are the words of people who should expand their employment horizons beyond the paramedic field.
Huss also deserves credit for speaking directly with Sharon Edge, Mr. Mitchell's girlfriend, about the city's failures, investigation and response. It may be counterintuitive to many observers, but Mr. Huss may be limiting the city's eventual liability exposure by communicating forthrightly with Ms. Edge and the public.