New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has been spotted re-confirming a time-honored adage:
So do what I say but not what I do… how very elitist.
— Stevethrower (@stevethrower) August 3, 2020
What’s today’s example of “do what I say, not what I do”? In part it has to do with a “Black Lives Matter” mural that the mayor personally helped paint on a street:
— New York Post (@nypost) August 3, 2020
What a, uh, surprise.
From the New York Post:
City officials ignored their own application process for public art projects to paint Black Lives Matter murals around the five boroughs, in order to mark an important moment in history, Mayor de Blasio said as his administration faces claims of First Amendment violations for refusing to green light other proposals.
“We haven’t said ‘no’ to people, we’ve said, ‘If you want to apply you can apply but there’s a process,’” de Blasio said during his City Hall press briefing Monday.
But get spotted violating a social distancing guideline and he’ll try and throw the book at you!
Laws and rules are for everyone else ? https://t.co/tGBUZkYHW2
— Jon Nicosia (@NewsPolitics) August 3, 2020
The rules are only for the little people. https://t.co/d9rTDD7pkw
— Mr T 2 (@GovtsTheProblem) August 3, 2020
Comrade Mayor has made that abundantly clear.
So… its vandalism. https://t.co/B3YefrmigV
— John C. Barry (Parler:@Shrinkgov) (@ShrinkGov) August 3, 2020
Well… well… well.. https://t.co/zFUknXNATf
— Adam Weiss (@adamMatthew) August 3, 2020
Breaking his own laws
— Sergio Zakia (@SergioZakia) August 3, 2020
— Megan Piwowar (@piwowar) August 3, 2020
What a hypocrite! These privileged elites act so entitled! https://t.co/Sc4hq7OyXY
— Wong Fei Well Hung (@wongfeiwellhung) August 3, 2020
I still don’t understand how he hasn’t been recalled.
— MAK (@The_Cling_On) August 3, 2020
So everyone, pick a street and get the paint out!!!!
— Doug Parsons (@dougp1480) August 3, 2020
“No one is above the law” – every dem
— a newsman (@a_newsman) August 3, 2020