Skip to comments.Cuomo and de Blasio are refusing to face what rioting means for New York
Posted on 06/03/2020 3:43:34 AM PDT by karpov
Macys? The cops let them loot Macys the Miracle on 34th Street store?
Everybody who grew up in this town has at least once ridden the rickety wooden escalator at the center of Macys Herald Square a building almost as iconic to New York City as the Empire State Building. Theyve made movies about them both.
And so a city with 40,000 cops hasnt the will to station a couple of hundred of them between its cultural heritage kitschy as it sometimes may seem and an opportunistic mob?
Shocking and shameful.
The thing with anarchists, with rioters and with looters is that if you give them an inch, theyll take your citys soul. And it has been the policy of New York City for several nights now to give them as many inches as they demand.
But when Gothams top uniformed cop kneels in solidarity with nihilism as Chief of Department Terence Monahan did Monday the nihilists didnt go home and stream Netflix.
They went out and took another bite from the Big Apple.
And not just at Macys. And not just in Midtown. The Bronx was burning Monday night, and suddenly it was 1977 all over again. Its been going on for days, everywhere and the pressing question Tuesday afternoon was: What will Wednesday bring?
To be sure, anarchist provocation and garden-variety greed seem to have paralyzed the national will as well. Yet New York is supposed to be better than that; so far, it has been anything but.
Hand the blame to Bill de Blasio and Andrew Cuomo. Theyre content to declare curfews and cluck on about social justice and peaceful protest. But thats it. And thats not enough.
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Some of the looting seems to have been well-organized, high-tech, with expensive SUVs (some with out-of-state-plates) rolling up to collect the loot.
NYC, the people of - just reaping what they sowed - vote for socialists and their policies - get socialism. Get every one over the age of 50 released from prison regardless of conviction, sentence or crime committed. Use police contributions to bail out looters and refuse more police contributions. Arrest 70 plus looters and release them without bail, so they can all go out in time to get mote good loot as is their apparent right.
As a New Yorker,I am more disgusted with NYC, DeBozio and Cuomo ,than I am with the rabble allowed to cause the damage they did, all in the name of justice. I cannot even begin to think what was going on in the mind of the NYPD police Commissioner, who was not allowed to stop this thing from the onset. NYC was hurting to start off with. It will be a very long time for it to fully recover from the insanity allowed to occur. I for one will never pay a visit or spend a dime in NYC, ever again.
[Some of the looting seems to have been well-organized, high-tech, with expensive SUVs (some with out-of-state-plates) rolling up to collect the loot.]
How much damage in the end?
Cuomo and DeBlasio- two peezy headed pu$$ies who don’t have a clue.
I worked in NYC for many years. First job after I got my MBA. I really love what NYC had to offer. Can't imaging going back for a long time.
No taxpayer bailouts, at least not on the Federal level. New York residents need to reap what they sow for their votes.
Organized crime paying off politicians to look the other way is nothing new. Makes me wonder if that’s going on now in NYC and elsewhere.
My grandfather retired from Macy’s. My father worked there when my older sister was born. She was the first baby whose birth was covered by the Macy’s employee’s health insurance plan in 1949.
Sucks to be them.
“I cannot even begin to think what was going on in the mind of the NYPD police Commissioner, who was not allowed to stop this thing from the onset. “
Correct me if I’m wrong, because I know little about NYC... After 9/11, wasn’t the city’s security beefed up beyond belief? Weren’t they somewhat militarized and geared up to withstand this type of “attack”? If so, I think DeBlasio could’ve put these riots down the very first night with little effort...but chose not to.
Geneseo to Jamestown to Chenango, then back up over Ithaca to Geneseo. Map with times at the link.
BTW, How did those 1968 riots work out for the Democrat party?
The entire NYC population is affected by this disaster. The sum reaction is all capable residents will vote with their feet.
Know one individual with $200,000/year Park Ave. office, $5,000/month rent now 1,000 miles away. Changed state of residence, closed NYC office, no more NYC rent, no more NY & NYC income tax. ETC.
Multiply this to all who can that will exit Gotham. The desolate NYC canyons loom.
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