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The mayor who would be despot
Creators Syndicate, by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.

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Posted By:MissMolly, 3/21/2013 6:06:33 AM

WASHINGTON -- Apparently New York City´s Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg whiles away his last hours in the mayor´s palace daydreaming. He has been mayor for almost three terms and though his mayorship may not have been as heroic or even as effective as that of Mayor Rudy Giuliani, it has at least kept the city up to Mayor Giuliani´s standards of cleanliness, law and order, and an approximation of sense of financial rectitude. So if Bloomberg is no Rudy Giuliani, at least he has done OK up until now. Now his daydreams are taking on the air of delusion.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 3/21/2013 6:24:46 AM     (No. 9236237)

The way you look at any level of success under Bloomberg is the same as saying a baseball player who fails 70% of he time is still a successful player.I don´t think Bloomberg is a systematic crook which he deserves some credit for that but he´s still a slave to the unions.

His war on sugar failed but that doesn´t mean the food nazis have given up on it.

The problem with all liberal causes is their insistence on absolutism. If they had a campaign on moderation of all substances,most people would find that as a common sense approach.MO´s healthy food thing is liberal absolutism.You can´t even bring a home made cup cake from home anymore in your lunch.There´s a possibility that there´s a peanut allergic kid next to the cupcake that could send him into seizures.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JimS, 3/21/2013 7:10:16 AM     (No. 9236294)

The only good things I can say about Bloomie is that: (1) he didn´t completely and irreparably undo/ruin what Rudy did, and;(2) Unlike Dinkins who was a crook and surrounded himself with crooks, Bloomie has not sought to enrich himself in office and has been honest--of course starting off as a billionaire before you are mayor helps.
But bike lanes, trans-fats, 16 oz sodas, closing off Times Square, maybe closing off 34th st, his war on cars, pandering tounions andminorities were all stupid and sickening.
He had the chance to turn around education when he took over Dept of Ed, but blew it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 3/21/2013 7:10:46 AM     (No. 9236295)

It´s beginning to look like Bloomberg may be every bit as sick as he appears to be.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: The Architect, 3/21/2013 8:05:47 AM     (No. 9236367)

A malignant dwarf with dillusions of grandure.

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