Mayor de Blah Blah Blah
The Mayor put on quite the performance last week at PS 114. After 45 nauseating minutes of politicians patting themselves and each other on the back, the Town Hall meeting finally got around to the business of fielding questions from the audience. By the end, I found it strange that the Mayor had somehow found the courage to fight the State and Feds on such things as housing court judges, proposed gas lines and jetties, yet plays the helpless victim when it comes to restoring the sorely needed and long overdue rebuilding of the Rockaway Beach Branch, AKA QueensRail.
Mr. de Blasio thought he had gotten off the hook by reminding us that the MTA is controlled by the state, but the fact is that he