With can-do stance on marathon, Bloomberg misreads NYC
Mayor Michael Bloomberg tried to sell the New York City Marathon as a symbolic victory for the city after a devastating storm, invoking two of the biggest symbols of them all -- Rudy Giuliani and 9/11. The former mayor, Bloomberg said, made the right decision by holding the marathon less than two months after the 2001 terror attacks: "It pulled ... (more)
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#1 Nov 3, 2012
WTF was this bozo thinking??? Because of the storm they are already minus alot of contestants and fans who spend the money during the marathon. All that marathon money isn't booked hotels and planes either it's alot of spectators lining the route. It's the festivities and week prior that alot of money gets spent as well. This would not have been business as usual.
To top it off with the devestation in Staten Island they zero business diverting resources including police, fire, supplies,streets, bridges etc.
Even more excrutiating is that this bozo doesn't even know the gravity of situation or is so disconnecte from reality that he is the Napoleon complexed nanny stater he appears to be.
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