RepubliCrat NYC Mayor Goes Off His Meds
“I have my own army in the NYPD, which is the seventh biggest army in the world.” - NYPD Mayor Michael Bloomberg
By Dell Hill
Has New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg gone totally off the rails?
One would think so after listening to his latest public statements.
In a speech at MIT
last night to discuss the packed sweepstakes to build a tech campus in
New York City, Mayor Bloomberg said he prefers City Hall to the White
House. Almost immediately after Mayor Bloomberg dampened recent speculation he’s eyeing a White House bid, he added fuel to the fire by explaining why a mayor would be the best person for the job.
Mayor Bloomberg (Getty)
Mayor Bloomberg’s recent criticism
of President Obama for allowing the debt reduction Supercommittee to
fail led many political tea leaf watchers to believe he’s eyeing a
potential White House bid. To the dismay of those who hope he’ll mount presidential campaign, Mayor Bloomberg began his speech last night by discussing why City Hall is just fine by him.
have my own army in the NYPD, which is the seventh biggest army in the
world. I have my own State Department, much to Foggy Bottom’s annoyance.
We have the United Nations in New York, and so we have an entree into
the diplomatic world that Washington does not have,” Mayor Bloomberg
first, Mayor Bloomberg sounded he was outlining why three terms as
mayor was enough experience in public office for him, but he quickly
switched gears and began characterizing City Hall as the perfect preparation for the White House because it allowed him to buck the Beltway establishment get real on-the-ground knowledge.
“I don’t listen to Washington very much, which is something they’re not thrillled about,” Mayor Bloomberg said.