Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio and Chirlane McCray dance onstage in Times Square during the New Year’s Eve celebration in New York City. (Gary Hershorn-Pool/Getty Images)
You know that old saying, ‘Caesar fiddled while Rome burned’? New Yorkers can empathize with those old Romans after watching their Mayor, Bill DeBlasio, dance with his wife in Times Square on New Year’s Eve.
New Yorkers endured a year of staggeringly higher crime, thanks in no small part to the radical anti-gun policies of Bill DeBlasio and his radical leftist friends and family.
It’s not news to gun owners to hear that New York City has some of the strictest gun control in the country. It’s virtually impossible to get a concealed carry permit in the Big Apple.
There is essentially no concealed carry allowed — unless you’re the boyfriend or girlfriend of the mayor or have some other powerful friend.
Fish In A Barrel
But for the disarmed law-abiding citizens, things took a turn for the worse just three weeks after the May 25th death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN.
DeBlasio saw the leftists winds were blowing in an anti-cop direction and hurried to do what his radical wife and daughter had already wanted him to do!
On June 15th, the Mayor disbanded the city’s 600 member plainclothes anti-crime unit. In no time, crime began to skyrocket all across the city.
By the 4th of July, crime in a one week time frame was 358% higher than the same week in 2019. By Labor Day, the city had already seen over 1,000 shootings.
In addition to disbanding the anti-crime unit, DeBlasio also approved the release of several hundred prisoners ahead of the Corona Scare. Those violent criminals went on to do what violent criminals always do: victimize innocent people.
Within weeks, more than 50 had been re-arrested — and that’s to say nothing of those who had committed crimes but were not yet caught or identified as the perpetrator!
Out Of Touch
While the rest of New York City is stuck inside their homes, not allowed to travel to visit family and friends for Christmas or the New Year, Bill DeBlasio and his wife showed that the rules don’t apply to them.
New York City’s citizens have been disarmed and spent 2020 living in fear of rising crime, looting, mobs, and shootings. To add insult to injury, the taxpayers of NYC were denied the right to gather in Times Square, themselves because of Corona Scare concerns.
Mayor DeBlasio is so obliviously out of touch! He and his wife are doing what leftist elitists always do: saving the best for themselves at the expense of the taxpayer.
Sheep, give up your guns and stay in your houses!