Mayor DeBlasio's Plan To Create A City Of Snitches Backfires In A Spectacular Way
This pandemic has many of us a bit stir crazy as many businesses are shut down and many States order people to stay home unless it was an emergency or to buy groceries. But New York Mayor Bill de Blasio thought it best to utilize New York citizens and make them into a bunch of snitches. Blasio encouraged people to tattle on each other for not being safe and set up a hotline for people to call/text in on their neighbors. There were of course many prank calls as people felt this was ridiculous, but someone did catch a prominent New Yorker breaking the rules. They captured a photo of Mayor de Blasio 12 miles away from home in a park. I guess the rules don't apply to him...
"One notable legitimate complaint, however, was when someone reported Mayor de Blasio to the 311 number for violating his own social distancing orders.
De Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray, were spotted earlier this month taking a stroll through a park that is roughly 12 miles from his home — despite the mayor's insistence that New Yorkers should stay inside amid the pandemic."
Thanks, Bill. I just reported you. pic.twitter.com/sftfLP9R6W
— Amy (@MaybeAmes) April 18, 2020
Or here is a video of him walking by:
I saw him too and was so angry. He has nothing better to do??? A literal walk in the park?? The sirens were nonstop. pic.twitter.com/xYeA0oISKU
— Jessica Scott (@j_scott20) April 4, 2020
"Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City claimed that exercising in Prospect Park helped him work 'nonstop' during the coronavirus outbreak - despite telling millions of residents to stay home and practice social distancing.
De Blasio received backlash after footage shared to social media showed him and his wife, Chirlane McCray, walking in Prospect Park on Saturday.
While answering questions on NY1's 'Inside City Hall', de Blasio hit back at residents who have labeled the mayor hypocritical during the coronavirus pandemic.
'I go get my exercise like everyone else,' de Blasio said
'I go to my home neighborhood. It’s part of what helps me just continue to work nonstop. I’m on conference calls pretty much the whole time."
I guess de Blasio feels everyone else is on lockdown while he is allowed to do as he pleases. It's do as I say not as I do...