Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio ran his campaign vowing to end the “Tale of Two Cities,” making the growing gap between the rich and the poor and rising poverty under the current mayor’s tenure centerpieces of his message.
But Mayor Michael Bloomberg, working to cement his legacy, pushed back on those charges today.
dollar dollar bill y'all
Mayor Michael Bloomberg just can’t seem to stop heaping praise on his fellow billionaires when discussing the issue of income inequality.
Nice Guys Finish...
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio insisted last night that he has the grit to be the city’s next mayor, even if he isn’t as prone to expletives as some of his would-be predecessors.
“I’ve got the steel I need to take on this fight,” said Mr. de Blasio during an appearance on MSNBC’s All in with Chris Hayes, where he was introduced as the “guy who is now–against all conventional wisdom, and much to the shock and horror of much of the city’s elite–the front-runner in the New York City’s mayor’s race.”