Bloomberg Goes to War With Press and Politicians in Passionate Safety Speech

Mayor Bloomberg. (Photo: NYC.gov)
Mayor Bloomberg. (Photo: NYC.gov)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has always been critical of media outlets and politicians pushing policies that he argues will weaken the New York City’s police department, but he took his case to the next level this afternoon when he blasted both the City Council and the press writ-large for undermining the city’s security.

He used the recent murder of a Bronx teenager to make his most forceful plea for proactive safety strategies.

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