(Tea Party 247) – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is throwing a hissy fit as he struggles to keep his citizens from getting out and enjoying the coronavirus-killing UV rays of bright, spring sunshine.
This open borders champion is even considering building a fence to keep people off beaches as Memorial day approaches.
He shared these plans with Fox News host Maria Bartiromo on Sunday during a hard-hitting interview in which she held the authoritarian mayor’s feet to the flames.
“Our beaches get very crowded very quickly. We’re not going to allow it…We’re not opening on Memorial Day as we normally do. For folks in local communities who walk on the beach, walk on the boardwalk, they can still do that. But no swimming, no lifeguards, no congregating,” he told the Sunday Morning Futures’ host.
Maria Bartiromo dismantles Bill de Blasio, calls BS over and over in brutal interview https://t.co/PGjLzyrobD
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) May 17, 2020
De Blasio added that he will be making sure his edict is enforced with the NYPD and the Parks Department to make sure that beach season isn’t enjoyed.
“If people are smart about, and listen to the rules, great. If not, we actually may have to put fencing to keep people off the beach. I don’t want to do it, but if I have to, I will. We are so far from being out of the woods here in New York City. We’re still the epicenter. Until we’re safe, no beaches open,” he declared.
BizPac Review notes:
In a city undergoing a physical, person-to-person crime wave, it seems like a particularly bad idea to divert police resources to the functional equivalent of Baywatch. This is likely another reason why rank-and-file cops have a very low opinion of Bill de Blasio. Moreover, crowded subways are still operational.
It’s very likely that when it comes to summer fun, area residents may tell the mayor to pound sand as things heat up.
As you can imagine, social media was scathing in their response to de Blasio’s outrageous plans:
Mayor Blah Blah Blah just lied his [email protected]@ off on @SundayFutures saying crime isn’t up in NYC, people aren’t leaving, and he is taking the side of illegal immigrants. He wants a 7billion dollar payout. He won’t open beaches on Memorial Day🤦🏻♀️ 🖕🏻@NYCMayor
— Angel Gotti (@AngelGotti5) May 17, 2020
So @NYCMayor has no plan to open the beaches. And also no plan on how to close the beaches. Does he think that if he does nothing, Summer just won't come?
— aka AKP (@Oceanus_11693) May 15, 2020
If ten people are sitting on the beach (legal per your tweet), and they're having fun, does that constitute a party? You're leaving the rules open to interpretation by police, then you won't stand behind them when they enforce your arbitrary bullshit as they see fit.
— Joshua Robert ✌️, ❤️, 😷, & ⚾️ (@JoshuaRobert56) May 17, 2020
Maria, Maria, Mayor of New York, he his such a liar 🤥 and a fool I don’t know how you can through an interview with him. Why didn’t you ask him about him and his wife going out of town to a park but won’t open the beach. He is destroying New York City.
— wildbill⭐️⭐️⭐️ (@schildt_b) May 17, 2020
I really feel bad for all of you people @NYPDnews you have to deal with a moron mayor and even stop people from swimming or hanging outside a bar you guys are better working out getting unemployment and staying safe from the virus @NYCMayor @NYGovCuomo let him use ambassadors
— Rocco (@primobkbc1) May 17, 2020
Where is your plan to open NYC. Also why do you and dumbo de Blasio always contradicting each other? Big Bird @NYCMayor says beaches and pools won’t open. You say NYC “needs summer activities” come on. You both have no plan to ever open the city.
— K (@Allie58801811) April 30, 2020
so are we going to discuss the fact that nyc subways are a Petri dish of coronavirus and asking people to commute to work is akin to playing Russian roulette with the working class @NYCMayor
— #GayWaiterPaul2020 (@PaulSorrentino3) May 18, 2020
My constituents want the beach open this summer. They will observe social distancing and follow the rules. @NYCMayor is living in La-La Land if he thinks they will stay off the sand and out of the water. If he tries, I will personally lead the protest to reopen Rockaway Beach
— Eric Ulrich (@eric_ulrich) May 16, 2020
— Mason Epeneter (@Mason_Epeneter) May 18, 2020
Screw you. New Yorkers will be out on the Beach making up for lost time. You should use the Memorial Day weekend to pack up your stuff and move out of Gracie Mansion.
— garyarthur55 (@garyarthur55) May 17, 2020
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