Skip to comments.Bloomberg Refuses National Guard Entry Into Brooklyn Because They Carry Guns
Posted on 11/03/2012 8:00:54 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache
Mayor Michael Bloomberg turned the National Guard away from Brooklyn because they were carrying guns. NewsBusters reported, via FOX Nation:
Mayor Bloomberg has snubbed Borough President Markowitzs impassioned plea to bring the National Guard to Hurricane Sandy-scarred Brooklyn arguing that approving the Beeps request would be a waste of federal manpower and turn the borough into a police state.
We dont need it, Mayor Bloomberg said on Wednesday during a press update on the citys ongoing Hurricane Sandy cleanup. The NYPD is the only people we want on the street with guns.
Markowitz demanded the National Guards help just an hour before Bloombergs press conference, claiming that the NYPD and FDNY are brave but overwhelmed by all the challenges Sandy brought when it visited the borough on Monday night: flooding, power outages, and looting.
“That man is a D-I-C-K dick”.
Mafia told the Mayor to keep the armed competition out!
It could interfere with their ability to skim 20% off of all of the relief effort.
If he cannot personally micromanage it, Bloomberg is against it. He knows he cannot order the Guard around and tell them what to do, and the very thought of it drives him crazy.
incompetent asshole....how does a fool like this get elected.....
this jack ass is worried about the size of sodas??????
can you say total asshole.
Hizzonor probably has nightmares since he watched Marjoe Gortner go nuts in Earthquake.
The Army and Air National Guard are under the command of a state’s Governor or the President of the United States,never the mayor of a city or town.How can Bloomberg refuse them deployment in Brooklyn?
Meanwhile Penn Station has soldiers with machine guns.
I was about to write.a post calling for New Yorkers to recall this complete goddamned idiot but on second thought I thin they sort of deserve him. He’s a pretty fair representative of the typical New York City resident.
Hell, even his own team thinks he’s a dumb ass.
His plan to hole the marathon anyway was about as brain dead as it gets.
Is this the same mayor that when a disgruntled ex employee shot his former boss and the nypd shot all bystanders except for the suspect,
He said they shot everyone because they had to?
Bloomberg made a good call. Why bother protecting that city.
Sending the national guard to NYC is a waste of good services. The national guard deserves better.
I've seen the National Guard in subway stations in Manhattan and the object they were carrying looked surprisingly like an M-16.I guess the folks in Brooklyn are more easily spooked.
The people of NY need to tar and feather him.
“Face-palming is no way to go through life boy” the giant rooster said “Sometimes ya just gotta slap them”
Imagine the world knows now he is nuts. All the money but lacks common sense, judgement, a workable brain. Things his billions can’t buy.
It would seem to me that is the Governor’s call, as the Chief Executive of the state.
That’s the problem, Bloomberg doesn’t recognize his proper role as a public servant.
He’d prefer to be the little dick-tater that he thinks he is.