Democrat Bill de Blasio, the embattled mayor of New York City, earned bipartisan scorn after a few inches of snow brought the city to a halt due to his epic incompetence.
New York was blanketed in a piddly 4 or 5 inches of snow yesterday, which caused widespread traffic gridlock and a multi-car accident on the George Washington Bridge (GWB).
“The GWB is a total lockdown.”
Oops!! the winter weather has started. The GWB is a total lockdown. Expect Heavy traffic. pic.twitter.com/uYP0N067ka
— NYC Scanner (@NYScanner) November 15, 2018
“Cars aren’t even moving. They’re going the pace that the NYC government is moving to fix the problem.”
Wow. Cars aren't even moving. They're going the pace that the NYC government is moving to fix the problem. https://t.co/Sa9sJAAJXB
— Billy Hallowell (@BillyHallowell) November 16, 2018
“This is beyond ridiculous and completely UNACCEPTABLE!” Democrat Vanessa Gibson tweeted.
I’m tired, hungry, running out of gas and patience, I have to use the bathroom, I’m still stuck in traffic BUT I’m safe! Only God to thank for that because of the HORRIBLE response to today’s snowstorm! This is beyond ridiculous and completely UNACCEPTABLE! Just terrible!
— Hon. Vanessa L. Gibson, MPA (She, Her, Hers) (@Vanessalgibson) November 16, 2018
“Somebody dropped the ball. No way a few inches of slush should bring the greatest city in the world to its knees,” Democrat councilman Justin Brannan of Brooklyn tweeted.
Somebody dropped the ball. No way a few inches of slush should bring the greatest city in the world to its knees. I've got constituents saying it took them 4 hours to get home. And not a snow plow in sight. WTF happened?
— Justin Brannan (@JustinBrannan) November 16, 2018
Democrat Scott Stringer, the city comptroller, observed: “The City clearly didn’t properly prepare for tonight’s snowstorm — it’s a mess.”
The City clearly didn’t properly prepare for tonight’s snowstorm — it’s a mess. My office will be following up with the Department of Sanitation to demand answers.
— Scott M. Stringer (@NYCComptroller) November 16, 2018
“It’s 10 pm. This is what the snow has done to traffic in New York. Wow.”
It’s 10pm. This is what the snow has done to traffic in New York. Wow. 10pm!!! pic.twitter.com/z5sJkxbvqx
— Mark Arum (@MarkArum) November 16, 2018
“An enormous nightmare and zero prep done. Complete failure.”
This was as totally botched as I’ve ever seen. Just an enormous nightmare and zero prep done. complete failure. https://t.co/nQK5EWhfhF
— Ben White (@morningmoneyben) November 16, 2018
“Took me 5 hours to drive 10 miles along Hudson in NJ from CNBC.”
Took me 5 hours – FIVE HOURS – to drive 10 miles along Hudson in NJ from CNBC 😫
— Krista Braun (@KBin140) November 16, 2018
“The New York City mayor botches a snow storm is the story that always keeps on giving.”
The New York City mayor botches a snow storm is the story that always keeps on giving.
— Josh Dawsey (@jdawsey1) November 16, 2018
The view outside of my building, an intersection of Gun Hill Road in the Bronx. The 3 buses have been stuck in the same place for 2.5 hours. @NBCNewYork just said there are still school buses stuck on the road. This is an emergency. pic.twitter.com/400Zi9TMne
— Nat Way (& Richley) (@NatalieWay) November 16, 2018
Republican state assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis said: “It is clear our Mayor and his commissioners were not prepared for today’s snowfall.”
Meanwhile, others enjoyed the light blanket of snow–just like they should. “OMG. So romantic! Carriage ride in Central Park in November snow!”
— IBookery (@ibookery) November 16, 2018
These Trump supporters had a blast at Times Square.
— Terrence K. Williams (@w_terrence) November 16, 2018
Here’s a highlight of Bill de Blasio’s scandal-riddled tenure:
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) July 25, 2017
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