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Americans are increasingly becoming fed up with restrictive coronavirus-related shutdown policies that are beginning to make less and less sense to them, especially those who are forced to deal with personal tragedies.
What’s more, they’re getting just as tired of the hypocrisy coming from the same authoritarian leaders who have imposed the restrictions, as evidenced in a viral video first reported by the New York Post.
The paper noted:
A grieving Harlem food truck owner was forced to ice her husband’s corpse Saturday as she searched for someone to retrieve his body, several hours after he died from suspected coronavirus.
Tami Treadwell, 57, slammed the city after Gregory Anthony Treadwell’s remains were left in the home by emergency responders, with the city medical examiner’s office telling her it could take “three hours to three days” to pick them up.
“It’s grossly inhumane. I say shame on you, Mayor de Blasio … you got to designate somebody to come get these bodies out of here, people who died at home. How dare you make us have to deal with that and to live with the body for days? How dare you, Mayor de Blasio? And you can’t blame that s–t on Trump. You can’t blame that s–t on Cuomo!” she cried.
Tami Treadwell’s late husband, Gregory Treadwell, 62, appears to have been a hard-working tractor-trailer driver for a produce delivery company, according to the Post. He was the father of four children ranging in age from nine to 37.
“He had a cold for five days. He came home yesterday with a temperature. We talked to the doctor, and the doctor said don’t go to the hospital. Stay home,” his wife said last week. “He has been working this whole time delivering things. He didn’t even want to stay home, because they need him so much at work.”
“This is our city, and we’re being treated like s–t!” Treadwell, the owner of Harlem Seafood Soul, added on the video.
She has a point.
While it’s true that New York City has been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus and services are likely strained, it doesn’t help that de Blasio is a massive hypocrite.
A bystander just happened to catch Hizzoner out on a daytime stroll in Brooklyn this week with his wife and a security escort in tow, even as he has forbidden such travel for New Yorkers.
Meanwhile, de Blasio & his wife are escorted to Brooklyn for a daytime hike
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) April 29, 2020
The mayor was walking through Prospect Park 11 miles from his home in a crowded park — in violation of his ‘stay-at-home’ and social distancing orders.
This, after he has ‘encouraged’ New Yorkers to snitch on people who are violating the orders — and after he was caught early on going to a gym after he closed them due to the pandemic.
“Seriously, you guys have a park. You live in a park,” said New Yorker Darren Goldner as he confronted the mayor on Saturday.
The designated home of New York City mayors, Gracie Mansion, is inside Carl Schurz Park.
“You don’t need to non-essentially travel to Brooklyn. Come on you won’t even open roads for people of all backgrounds. I’m not going to give it a break. This is selfish behavior,” he added.
He claims to be a progressive & grifted onto @BernieSanders campaign. But BdB parrots talking points at a national level without understanding their meaning in his own context.
His actions tell us who he really is
Austerity for the working class, privilege for the ruling class pic.twitter.com/ueVQqT2vN3
— darren (@brooklyn_darren) April 25, 2020
De Blasio also sparked outrage after he appeared to threaten Jews with arrest if they dare to venture outdoors and congregate to pay their last respects to friends and relatives.
No doubt New Yorkers are taking all of this authoritarian hypocrisy in and making mental notes that they’ll recall at the next mayoral election.
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