New Yorkers Are Tired Of Mayor Bloomberg
New Yorkers are having second thoughts about Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s third term.
With less than 18 months to go in Mr. Bloomberg’s unexpectedly long mayoral tenure, nearly three-quarters of New Yorkers said Speaker Christine Quinn should not have overturned term limits to allow Mayor Bloomberg and other politicians to run for a third term, according to the latest poll by The New York Times.
Mr. Bloomberg, having persuaded the City Council to approve a change in term limits that paved the way for his re-election in 2009, has presided over city government for more than a decade ....
Here's a round-up of some of the low-lights of Mayor Bloomberg's three terms : trying to close firehouses, shut down senior citizen centers, cut childcare, layoff teachers, avoid missing votes, build luxury condos on the hallowed ground of St. Vincent's Hospital, make money from government information, and end Progressive Era reforms.