Skip to comments.Mayor Doomberg Puts Marathon Ahead of Starving, Freezing Citizens in Need
Posted on 11/02/2012 1:00:35 PM PDT by NYer
RUSH: ABC on Good Morning America today actually said they've got a poll, eight out of ten approve of Obama's handling.
Well, I've got some sound bites from people from Staten Island and from Queens. They're not happy up there. In fact, this is gonna get worse -- much worse -- before it gets better, and now they're gonna run the New York marathon. Do you know what Bloomberg's doing? They are kicking refugees, essentially, out of hotels to make room for people coming into town for the marathon.
"Well, we need the money! Oh, yeah, we need the economic benefit of the New York marathon."
Everybody, wherever you go, they're outraged over this decision. How in the world...? When you have people starving, when you have people begging for food and begging for clothes -- they have no place to stay, they've got no heat, it's gonna get cold at night this weekend -- how in the world do you do this? Well, liberalism, folks! I hate to be so simplistic with the answer, but it means something.
And I could really rock the boat if I added something else about what I really think of this marathon business. (interruption) Well, because it's part of the Health Nazi Crowd, and they're all leftists, too. It's all part of the, "You can't have something larger than 16 ounces to drink. You can't eat any trans fat." These are the people on the other side of that that are loved and adored.
RUSH: Oh, there's a great hashtag on Twitter. Do you know what a hashtag is? (interruption) You don't know what a hashtag is? Well, put your mind to it. You know what a "tag" is? (interruption) Okay, the hashtag is: #LetThemEatMarathons. I'm telling you, going ahead with this marathon in the midst of all this, kicking residents out of hotels to make room for marathoners? There are little children being kicked out! They're bringing two giant generators that could power 400 houses into Central Park to power things for the marathon.
Yeah, and this is all at the behest of Mayor Doomberg.
RUSH: Oh, wow, folks, it's not as bad as I thought. Not as bad, this marathon business. This afternoon in New York City Mayor Bloomberg held a press conference to update people about the recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy, and he said this about the running of the New York marathon on Sunday.
BLOOMBERG: The Road Runners Club has asked each runner in this weekend's marathon to also contribute $26.20, which is a dollar for each mile of the race, and hopefully some will do a lot more than that. Theyre running this race to help New York City and the donations from all of the runners and the clubs are going to be a big relief to our relief efforts.
RUSH: You gotta be kidding.
BLOOMBERG: And if you remember, you go back to 9/11, I think Rudy made the right decision in those days to run the marathon. It pulled people together and we have to find some ways to express ourselves and show our solidarity with each other.
RUSH: There you have it, folks, there you have it. Solidarity with each other, holding hands, working hard with each other. This race is for you. You're in Staten Island, this race is for you. This race is to rebuild New York. The New York marathon to rebuild New York, and how's it gonna happen? Well, every competitor is gonna donate $26.20. You know how they got to that number? That's a dollar a mile. 'Cause the original idiot back in Greece who ran that distance to inform somebody that the bad guys were coming is the only reason we have marathons.
RUSH: A ribbon? Oh, oh, oh, have the runners wear a ribbon. What would you call this ribbon? Hurricane awareness ribbon? Everybody's already aware. There you have it, folks, $26.20 from every marathoner. I'm New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and this race is for you.
People can’t even get to New York to watch the stupid marathon! I hope Bloomberg gets skewered over this, the dumb old ass.
Check out the twitter hash tag Rush mentioned- #LetThemEatMarathons
The vast libtard-wing of the demento crats should be put under insanity watch or in jail or at the very least panhandling on the streets for their.
Not in high positions of authority and power where they can influence everyday people’s lives and livelihoods!
Nanny knows best and he knows a marathon will cure what ails you!
Someone on Fox a few mnutes ago, said some of the Sponsors are pulling out of the Marathon.
Hope they all pull out....
Bloomberg! WTH is this man’s problem? Cancel the Marathon, and if he somehow argues to delay election day, screw you For really not caring about people in the disaster zone known as NYC!
Remember when it was Katrina?
Focusing ire on Bloomberg also helps the MSM keep some heat off of Obozo, and also helps to keep Benghazi off the front page.
Doomie is defiantly wearing his Moe Howard mask...
NYC politics is like a SNL skit..
“The NYC MArathon”..... NOW..... ROTFL....
32oz. BIG GULP, no problem.
Huricane Sandy, not so much.
So, now they want to divert the ferries as well as cops for the marathon?
Laddies and Germs...the USA is on the verge of total catastrophe if we continue to let lunatics like this represent us at any level of government. They need to be institutionalized and not allowed to run free among sane people. Liberalism truly is a mental disease.
I think a thread of tweets from that hashtag would be funny
But everyone wears the ribbon, you must wear the ribbon...
Could be Blowbrain is telling New Yorkers to get used to traveling on foot.
I left links on the other thread:
NYC Marathon unsure how to get runners to starting line
Reminds me of the part in Titanic where the 60 person lifeboats are used to seat a dozen first class passengers comfortably. Too bad the hurricane wasn’t smoking or eating trans fats or else Bloomberg would’ve asked every branch of the military for help...
Thank you, Thank you, I'll be here all week
Try the veal...
Done! See post #18
I just hope that no sewage lagoons were flooded because they don’t need Bloombergs floating around.
BLOOMBERG’S HUNGER GAMES
NEW YORK CITY HUNGER GAMES MARATHON
thanks, I sent a few
..”And may the odds be ever in your favor....”
Hey, can either of you explain to me how ultra-liberal Bloomberg was able to run on the Republican ticket?! I have never understood that.
because the Dem side was too crowded?
Apparently FEMA has 400 generators and have used about 4 of them
Where have you been the last 40 years?
Public unions and agencies are NEVER known for smarts, efficiency and hustle.
You want more than 4 generators?
As someone commented yesterday, if this is how the government handles an emergency, imagine how they will handle someone's request for hip replacement surgery. The goverment is notoriously wasteful and should be the last resort in time of need.