Skip to comments.Video: Bloomberg Praises Occupy Sandy, "You Guys Are Great"
Posted on 12/01/2012 4:58:00 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Mayor Bloomberg made an impromptu visit to the Rockaways this weekalthough he was predominantly there to discuss Sandy recovery efforts with local paper The Wave (and declare that the age of the wooden boardwalk is so over), Bloomberg also was confronted by some Occupy Sandy members. And for once, he had nothing but praise for them: "Thank you for everything you've done. You guys are great," Bloomberg told them, as you can see in the video below. "We really do appreciate it, all kidding aside. You really are making a difference. Goodbye," he said.
(VIDEO AT LINK)
Bloomberg probably would have rather avoided any confrontations with protesters or Occupy people, but his helicopter touched down right behind Occupy Sandy's headquarters at the St. Camillus Church, according to DNAInfo. Residents were upset that Bloomberg didn't stick around to talk to locals: I feel like he could have answered a question," said Christine Donohue, whose home was destroyed in the storm. "If he could have at least acknowledged the questions. Just one...It's just like I was talking to the wall. It was rude. Help us please.
They wanted to try to talk to him, to have him hear what was going on," Jessica Roff, a Sandy organizer who has been volunteering since the day after the storm, explained to DNAInfo...
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What are they doing? Helping victims or hindering services?
The Taliban did good things in Afghanistan too, and the terror groups like Hezbollah in Lebanon are so called “do gooders” as well. All a way to win friends and influence people. Watch occupy...next they will be on City Council because they are so “good”.
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