Saturday, February 8, 2014

Progressive punishment-New York Post editorial


Progressive punishment

(excerpt)

In theory, Mayor de Blasio’s progressivism is embodied in his slogan: “One New York, Rising Together.”

In practice, we’re learning de Blasio-style progressivism is more about punishment: punishing the wealthy by raising their taxes; punishing charters by depriving them of space; punishing cops by branding them as racist; even punishing workers whose only crime is to take folks on horse rides around Central Park.