This is an interesting picture, but I can't help wondering how much it is staged to sensationalize the image. Is the photographer clinging to a post as well?
A hurricane is dramatic enough, so why does the AP feel the need to embellish?
Tommy Scarborough supports himself on a post while he gets a lift from the strong winds created by the approaching Hurricane Ike in Bacliff, Texas, Friday, Sept. 12, 2008.
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)