Got to keep those Petri Dishes rolling - NYC subways

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Jeeezzzz - the guy is clueless. From the New York Post:

Subway shutdown hurts coronavirus responders most: de Blasio
Mayor Bill de Blasio cast a skeptical eye Sunday on calls for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to suspend service in New York’s subway system to stem the spread of the coronavirus, citing a need for essential workers to get around.

“The biggest challenge that would create would be for our front-line healthcare workers, first responders, essential workers,” de Blasio said during a press briefing. “We can’t have those people in a position where they can’t get to work.”

Hizzoner was responding to a letter sent by four City Council members to Cuomo, calling for the governor to pull the plug on subway service.

Very simple - if he were to shut down now, he would have to admit that he screwed up big-time by not shutting them down initially. He did screw up but he does not want to admit it. Might hurt the narrative.

It will be interesting to see who the next mayor is - I would not want the job but NYC has had some excellent ones. The good ones get the city functioning again and then the low information voters go for someone who offers free shit. The cycle repeats...

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