“SHAMBLES!” Today’s New York Post cover.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, who emerged almost criticism-free from the first snowstorm that pounded the five boroughs on his watch, doesn’t appear to be as lucky this time around.
The main headline of the
New York Post this morning blares: “SHAMBLES! Turmoil as Blas botches ‘early’ snow.” The text on the front page adds that his team was “completely unprepared” for the winter flurry. Continue reading “ New York Post Skewers ‘Unprepared’ de Blasio’s Snow Response”
A Brooklyn car buried in snow after the 2010 storm. (Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty)
New Yorkers may have elected him on his campaign promise to reduce widening income inequality, but Bill de Blasio still knows what can really bury a mayor’s approval rating in the winter months: too much snow.
At his final press conference today–just hours before he takes office–Mr. de Blasio said he identified with the woes of outer-borough residents struggling with unplowed streets and promised “aggressive action” if a big snowstorm hits this week.
Continue reading “De Blasio Vows ‘Aggressive Action’ Against Snowstorms”