When New Yorkers complain about announced cuts to police protection and sanitation, Mayor Eric Adams weasels back, “Don’t yell at me, yell at D.C.” Adams is trying to shift the blame to President Joe Biden and the Democrats’ open-border policy.
Don’t fall for it. The surge of migrants accounts for less than half (42%) of the city’s looming fiscal crisis. New York City was heading off a fiscal cliff before the surge.
Adams’ predecessor, spendaholic Bill de Blasio, is partly to blame. But Adams worsened the crisis by negotiating insane labor contracts — especially with the teachers union –…