What The Hell Is Going On??
-- Naoto Kan, Prime Minister Of Japan,
To Tokyo Electric Power Company Executives
This report, quoted by The Great Curmudgeon (from The Lede at the New York Times online), was posted at 7:22PM PDST, which is already early Wednesday morning in Japan.
If "all the workers" here includes the fifty who had remained at the plant in a last-ditch attempt to stave off total catastrophe, then; yes. Oy is right.