The Difficulty: Mayor Adams’ suggestion that powerful information protection of him has to do with “white journalists.”
Eric Adams simply threw away no matter hope I had for his success as mayor when he recklessly performed the race card to deflect criticism. Past unacceptable (“Beat the press for Adams,” Feb. 16).
Disgrace on Adams.
When all else fails, play the race card.
Effectively, that didn’t take lengthy now, did it? Adams performs the race card and blames journalists and media shops for not being diversified sufficient.
How concerning the mayor places on his huge boy pants and does the job so many journalists and media shops propped him up for?
The actual fact is, progressive Democrats refuse to acknowledge the surging crime charges and that their soft-on-crime reforms leaves one thing to be desired. It’s a whole and whole failure, throughout. The one ones getting off simple are the criminals, whereas the victims are exploited for political expediency.
Do the job you had been elected to carry out, otherwise you’ll bounce within the subsequent election.
It appears New Yorkers once more are caught with a mayor with a serious “race chip” on his shoulder. Looks as if speaking to the “white” press simply set off Adams’ true inside emotions.
As town falls into additional decay, the mayor appears to be like overwhelmed lower than two months in. And, sadly, that mindless comment solely divides additional.
Step up, Mr. Mayor, and take cost of the prison scourge that has change into all-too-common because of that buffoon earlier than you.
Present that you simply’re the man for all New Yorkers, and cease the crime.
That didn’t take lengthy: Adams has simply performed the ever-present race card as a result of the press requested him some powerful however trustworthy questions on his summer time youth (or lack thereof) program. Please, Mr. Mayor, don’t be like Invoice de Blasio. Not every part is about race. We’re rooting for you, in any other case it’s going to be a protracted 4 years.
Though I used to be disenchanted to listen to his feedback (virtually like a low-key rant), Adams continues to be inside the “honeymoon interval” for a newly elected official, so I’ll give him a go on this one identical to now we have moved on from his several-years-old “cracker” remark.
Mayor Adams, you’re higher than this and New Yorkers rely on you and wish you to succeed. Please maintain it stylish, Mr. Mayor, and assist us get that shine again on the Large Apple.
Jack La Torre
Regardless of the colour, skinny pores and skin isn’t an excellent look. Whereas Adams had a degree concerning the precise, extra amiable tone of his Albany journey, it obtained misplaced when he objectified reporters primarily based on their race.
Assuming that an editor selected a provocative angle to a narrative, slightly than a feel-good angle, as a result of that editor presumably appears to be like totally different than Adams is as superficial as you will get.
Maya Angelou mentioned: “We’re extra alike than we’re totally different.” Allow us to embrace the “alike” greater than the “totally different.” New York is as numerous because it will get, and we’re all New Yorkers.
When you’re the mayor of the once-greatest metropolis on this planet, you might want to have a bit extra of an armadillo pores and skin.
The mayor’s rant on the press is completely defensive within the reality he needed to pat himself on the again, saying: “I’ve been doing a darn good job.”
In that case, Mr. Mayor, the proof is within the pudding. Speaking huge and engaging in huge are two totally different eventualities.
Develop up, sir. The press is there to observe your each transfer; it’s time you present them and us what you’re actually product of.
When confronted by his failures, he calls the press racist. Pathetic.