New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is pretty stoked about Amazon’s picking Long Island City to house one of its new headquarters. And he’s taking a pretty heavy beating for it. But he wants to make something perfectly clear to those criticizing his embrace of Amazon: He’s still one of you.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he will continue to boycott Amazon as the state offers more than $1.5 billion for its HQ2 https://t.co/dKIgqv7zNB
— Business Insider (@businessinsider) November 13, 2018
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De Blasio said it was “a great day for New York City” and “an extraordinary day for Queens” now that Amazon is coming to town for HQ2.
So stunning and brave!
— Andrew Wimsatt (@ajwimsatt) November 13, 2018
He wants to have his cake and eat it, too. And who doesn’t love cake?
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