While many of my fellow conservative upstate New Yorkers would be perfectly content if New York City was granted its own statehood (and maybe broke off the mainland and floated out to sea for good measure), the Big Apple does have its share of perfectly sane, hardworking folks.
In announcing his run for the 2020 Democratic presidential race, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio thinks he’s the guy to represent and serve such hardworking folks—and those nationwide—in defeating Trump and leading the country.
The trouble is, of course, that the guy is a raging socialist. Check it out:
“There’s plenty of money in the world. There’s plenty of money in this country,” de Blasio said in his first campaign ad. “It’s just in the wrong hands.”
Yes, he really did say that. Yes, the rest of the ad is even worse.
But don’t just take my word for it.
If there’s any group of people you could look to for an indication of whether or not a dude (or dudette) would make a decent president, it’s the constituents of the locale they govern.
In de Blasio’s case, that means New Yorkers. They have a heck of a lot to say about the man, and it ain’t pretty.
De Blasio can’t even catch a break at the gym, guys. In April, a concerned citizen hung a flyer at the Park Slope YMCA the mayor visits each morning with the disclaimer, “By entering these premises you agree not to run for President of the United States in 2020 or in any future presidential race. You agree to focus solely on your current job here in New York City, which you are not excelling at.”
Is it really any wonder that the people of NYC give de Blasio a miserable 42-percent approval rating? The dude killed a groundhog, broke basic ethics laws by raising millions of dollars to promote his own policies, and keeps some of the shadiest company around, like donors who pleaded guilty to campaign finance law violations or bribing NYPD officers.
But, then, he’s the 25th Democrat—the 25th, for crying out loud—to enter the race. His record is a joke, and pandering to the ultra-left is quickly becoming stale.
I don’t think we have anything to worry about with de Blasio.