“Do as I say and not as I do,” complains the New York Daily News. The New York Post also notes that the mayor talked out of both sides of his mouth on COVID-19 testing. The New York Times reports … nothing, actually, at least as of 1 pm ET, which might be the most ominous sign.
Allahpundit mentioned Bill de Blasio’s Day Off in a previous post, but it’s worth noting just how bad this looks — and what it might mean as politicians try to arbitrarily shut down some gatherings while encouraging others. Yesterday, de Blasio was a man of the people, man:
Marching with @etcnyorg during today’s East Harlem Pray and Protest, I felt the urgency and pain of this moment — but also confidence that change will come because of the spirit of this movement and because in this city we affirm that #BlackLivesMatter. pic.twitter.com/XlgqzZ4pxt
— Mayor Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) June 14, 2020