All posts tagged: Bill de Blasio

No lock down ‘double standard’ in New York City?

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says nary a tweet or a word about thousands of demonstrators breaking social distancing rules or not wearing masks as they protest. VIDEO: As @NYCMayor marches with protesters and orders Contact Tracers not to ask people if they were at protests, the City is welding shut a park that is largely used by Hasidim in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. pic.twitter.com/HcAEo4jVA9 — Yossi Gestetner (@YossiGestetner) June 15, 2020 But de Blasio is not so generous with the NYC’s Jewish community. City officials recently had a park in a Jewish area of New York City locked shut. The Blaze writes: The incident was the latest in a series of troubling examples of a double standard against the Jewish community while others are praised while ignoring social distancing guidelines. Many on social media blamed Mayor de Blasio and demanded that the park reopen. Critics pointed to the lack of criticism for the many Black Lives Matter protests where participants ignored social distancing guidelines. Noticing the double standard, several Orthodox Jews cut the gates open. …