How bad have things gotten in New York City under Mayor Bill DeBlasio? Here is a chilling account of what it’s like by one of many New Yorkers who is getting out.
You may be shocked to hear him describe what people are enduring there, as they’re overrun with crime and threatening, mentally-disturbed homeless people. The writer himself is shocked at how quickly New York spiraled downward from a great, safe, successful city into the return of crime, garbage, homelessness and rat infestations. And while the coronavirus may have accelerated the decline, it didn’t have to be this way. The rot had already started to set in well before the pandemic because of what he calls New York’s “feckless leaders,” who release criminals, punish police and business owners, tolerate homelessness and fail to provide even the most basic city services, such as sanitation, all while they openly flout the rules they impose on the people.
But before New Yorkers all move out to successful red states and start voting to ruin them, I’d like to offer them two words of advice that are the ONLY path back to saving the New York City they claim to love. I offer these words with no expectation that they’ll heed them, but with the warning that if they don’t, New York will never come back. Those two words: