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Mayor De Blasio’s Horse
Policy Is a Pile of Manure

Daily Beast, by Nick Gillespie

Original Article

Posted By:FlyRight, 1/4/2014 7:13:26 AM

If historians debate whether Caligula’s apocryphal attempt to make his horse a consul of Rome signified serious mental illness or was just the emperor’s idea of a joke, contemporary New Yorkers should have no doubt that their new mayor, Bill de Blasio, is nuttier than a squirrel’s pile. Upon taking office, de Blasio has made it his absolute highest priority “to quickly and aggressively move to make horse carriages no longer a part of the landscape in New York City.” Seemingly paraphrasing Richard Crenna’s Col. Trautman in the first Rambo movie, he flatly told a pre-inauguration press conference, “It’s over.”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: privateer, 1/4/2014 7:33:06 AM     (No. 9679122)

The best part of the article is the picture of a bemused De Blahzero standing, bemused, in front of a typical New York residence tower.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: uno, 1/4/2014 7:47:22 AM     (No. 9679127)

Someone should bronze a road-apple, mount it on top of a chunk of concrete and present it as a trophy to De Blasio as a symbol of his coming feculent administration!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kanphil, 1/4/2014 8:09:52 AM     (No. 9679151)

All Marxists are nuts. That´s why they´re Marxists. No surprise when they do nutty things.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: 4freedom, 1/4/2014 8:31:03 AM     (No. 9679172)

Good luck New Yorkers, you voted this commie idiot in.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/4/2014 8:44:31 AM     (No. 9679185)

Yes #1, he really should straighten out his green top coat.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Tianne, 1/4/2014 11:02:54 AM     (No. 9679235)

Heard this on a broadcast a few days ago and dismissed it as a spoof - who would have ever guessed that his ridiculous and strident promise was real?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 1/4/2014 11:25:05 AM     (No. 9679260)

Horses actually like to work. That is something that the Left cannot fathom.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/4/2014 11:58:20 AM     (No. 9679307)

The big question.....Why would tourists pay $$$ to ride around the city in a man made electric POS?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ocho reales, 1/4/2014 12:02:11 PM     (No. 9679316)

Check De Blasio´s popularity one year from now. New Yorkers will be ready to jettison him for insanity. He is a freak and the people who elected him are out of their minds.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: planetgeo, 1/4/2014 12:07:03 PM     (No. 9679320)

A crazy mayor for a crazy electorate...smug, overly impressed with their self-perception of brilliance, and nutty as a mad hatter.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: tip35c, 1/4/2014 1:13:26 PM     (No. 9679426)

Why should NY pay for the whole horse, now that they have the a__?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/4/2014 5:57:37 PM     (No. 9679713)

If he wants to get rid of something, how about those pedicabs. They´re a rip-off, too, and there´s nothing romantic or attractive about them. They remind one of something you´d see in a third-world country.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: goose, 1/4/2014 6:47:54 PM     (No. 9679743)

I wonder how many of the retired horses will end up going to the glue factory? Oops. I forgot. No more glue factories in NYC (another industry killed off).


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