Skip to comments.(Heckuva job, Bloomy) Mayor Bloomberg’s Response to Sandy Leaves Many New Yorkers Out in the Cold
Posted on 11/05/2012 7:07:30 PM PST by DogByte6RER
Mayor Bloombergs Response to Sandy Leaves Many New Yorkers Out in the Cold
The mayor has brilliantly stage-managed his handling of the storm, but outside the citys affluent precincts numerous angry residents feel abandoned by his administration as days have passed and help has remained distant, writes Harry Siegel.
Are you from OEM? Or FEMA?
No, were from Brooklyn.
That was the exchange when, after nearly six hours, the volunteer group I spent Sunday with finally managed to deliver supplies flashlights, blankets, winter jackets, baby supplies, and pet foodto Staten Islanders whod been rocked by Hurricane Sandy.
On television, New York City is resiliently recovering from SandyBillionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg even fought hard against canceling the ING marathon, giving in only when its sponsors caved. The mayor has maximized his television time with frequent updates in carefully staged settings, with members of the Obama administration standing behind him and his hypnotic sign-language interpreter Lydia Callis beside him. It's a swell sales job, part of his business-friendly, socially-liberal, post-partisan persona, that (with the help of his vast media empire), has helped him maintain his national reputation even as New Yorkers have soured on him.
But his one unscripted moment was far more telling: an unannounced trip to the devastated Rockaways on Saturday that happened to be caught by a camera crew with local news stations NY1. A local woman, part of a furious crowd of people who felt abandoned by the city, was held back by the mayors security detail, as she yelled at him: Wheres the help? Wheres the f*cking help?
Outside of the citys affluent precincts, New Yorkers have felt abandoned by the ultra-mayor whos deemed New York a luxury product as days have passed and help has remained distant.
(Excerpt) Read more at thedailybeast.com ...
6:06AM EDT November 2. 2012 - He may have discouraged a post-storm presidential visit this week, but New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg endorsed President Obama for re-election Thursday.
- Yep ... one helluva job, Bloomy.
I fail to see how Sandy helped Obama.
When are people going to realize that Federal FEMA is just a paper pushing money tree.
>> I fail to see how Sandy helped Obama.
NY, NJ, Delaware, and Vermont now “lean Obama”.
Bloomturd is too busy worrying about the eating, drinking and smoking habits of others instead of PLANNING what needs to happen in case of ANOTHER disaster.
What a dipshit. Oh well, New York deserves his sorry ass. They voted for him.
He has his priority right, he’s in a nice warm multi room mansion, Those idiots in NYC voted him in for 11years...ain’t no cure for stupid...Don’t have a lot of sympathy for them either, except for the babies...
Is there a person on this forum that believes that Michael Bloomberg is a Republican?
He is more concerned about what soda they are drinking and how much than taking care of the people in his city. The marathon was cancelled and the generators still sit in Central Park.
Who didn’t think he’d endorse Barry O? He’d do a Pepsi commercial before he’d endorse Romney!
I’m in the cold fng dark in NYC. Fu Obama Christie Bloomberg.
Only one doing anything is cuomo. Believe it or not cuomo is the only adult left.
Nagin in white face...............
Sorry New Yorkers, Obama is busy with promoting his own agenda right now, so fend for yourselves! You can freeze, starve, go without water and all you will get from him is a press/photo op. Don’t feel too bad though.... our American heros thought he would send in help too, he never did!!! REMEMBER BENGHAZI
I’m sitting here in the cold dark and Christie bloomie and ghettobama can all f themselves. Sorry , I’m tied of this already.
On the bright side, the victims don’t have to worry about someone bringing them smokes or a large, hard to handle, big gulp.
Hope you are aware that IBEW is keeping independents from Helping you all!! People from right to work states have been turned back, electrical crews and 4 trucks from MI with transformers!!
You people are getting effed by your own unions!!
“Im sitting here in the cold dark and Christie bloomie and ghettobama can all f themselves. Sorry , Im tied of this already.”
I truly am so sorry and hopefully tomorrow will be better. God bless you.
OMG, it really IS Armaggedon!!!!!!
I only care about tommorow. Getting rid of Obama is more important than my comfort level.
I’m sorry. This is so messed up. I can’t believe the images I see on the news....
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