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New York City elects socialist mayor, because why not?

Posted By admin On November 6, 2013 @ 6:24 am In Featured Stories,Tile,U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Will Rahn
Daily Caller [1]
November 6, 2013

Bill de Blasio will be the next mayor of the nation’s largest and most important city.

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He will be the first Democratic mayor of New York City since 1993, when Rudy Giuliani defeated David Dinkins amid high crime rates and racial strife. De Blasio worked in Dinkins’ City Hall, and prior to that volunteered with the radical socialist Sandinista movement in Nicaragua.

At age 26, de Blasio “went to Nicaragua to help distribute food and medicine in the middle of a war between left and right. But he returned with something else entirely: a vision of the possibilities of an unfettered leftist government,” according to the New York Times.

De Blasio, who currently holds the largely symbolic position of “public advocate,” will now have the chance to put that vision in action. He campaigned far to the left of his opponents in the Democratic primary, promising to roll back education reforms opposed by teachers unions and raise the city’s already high taxes.

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