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Letters to the Editor — July 29, 2022



The Issue: Michael Goodwin’s name for Mayor Adams to strongly criticize insurance policies which can be hurting town.

Michael Goodwin is 100% right about Mayor Adams (“Good egg Eric, get hard-boiled,” July 27).

The mayoralty is greater than flashing an enormous smile, attending celeb galas and dinners and kissing infants. While the mayor is having fun with all of the perks, Rome is burning.

People are dying within the metropolis Adams has sworn to guard, to defend and to make sure prosperity for. We can all see what’s occurring to town, and we all know what must be carried out.

It seems that he’s permitting politics to come back earlier than the guarantees he made when he needs to be displaying some raging anger.

Dick Mills
Bardonia

When is Michael Goodwin going to comprehend that this metropolis was offered a invoice of products when it elected Adams as its savior?

The individuals had been duped into believing that he was a average Democrat who was going to tackle Gov. Hochul and the progressive Democrats in Albany, to not point out the district attorneys.

Just as a result of he’s a retired NYPD captain doesn’t imply he was a cops’ cop. He was not. He was extra occupied with fairness than he arrests.

If he was actually occupied with lowering crime in New York City, he would assist a Republican for governor or he can be rallying supporters on the steps of the state capitol and refusing to maneuver till these harmful legal reform and cashless bail legal guidelines are modified. But don’t maintain your breath.

Tony Rotunno
Staten Island

A hockey participant whose expertise had been primarily as a fighter as soon as stated: “One will need to have the need to do battle.” Sadly, as Goodwin has been stating these many months, Adams doesn’t.

Mayor Rudy Giuliani was a pit bull. Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg was a technocrat who seen his applications as jobs to be achieved for the success of town. Adams is neither.

On the uncommon events when he confronts Hochul and the Albany Legislature, he makes a one-time critique and by no means follows up. It’s as if he’s afraid they are going to be indignant at him and trigger issues.

With his penchant for social occasions and enjoying dress-up and his failure to confront rogue district attorneys, it’s painfully apparent he doesn’t have “the need to do battle.”

John Brindisi
Manhattan

Adams thinks he’s good at enjoying it each methods. He is aware of the general public is bored with crime and police-bashing and requires defunding, so he talks that sport.

When it involves motion, he refrains from offending the arduous left, who see no drawback with criminals working wild and police being frolicked to dry.

The result’s extra of the identical — crime, homelessness and the notion that we’re an unsafe metropolis. This retains tourism down and hurts eating places, staff, accommodations and extra.

His act of carrying designer fits and attending events has grown tiresome. It is time for individuals to get up and perceive that that is what Democrats have carried out to our metropolis.

Saul Mishaan
Brooklyn

Adams talks speak, however as a Democrat, he by no means mentions the names of these accountable.

You have a bully pulpit — use it. Hochul, Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Assembly Leader Carl Heastie, and Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg are the people answerable for the crime surge.

Until he blames them instantly, nothing will occur. But after all he’s a Democrat, so he’s not making an attempt to make waves.

Philip Vallone
Ossining

Its now evident that the present New York City mayor is not more than a tragic sack of spectacularly failed progressivism.

He performs the worn-out race card. He represents the weak point and cowardice of so-called management that continues to be afraid of its personal federal and state party hierarchy.

The unintended impact will likely be tens of millions of engaged voters in lockstep, marching collectively to cease this insanity.

Jason Cary
Peekskill

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