One thing was clearly bothering our previous man editor yesterday — and it wasn’t simply the tooth that bought pulled out of his head like a spark plug from a 1960 Chevy (photograph proper).
It was that some reporters on this city don’t suppose it’s related to ask if New Yorkers needs to be apprehensive that the Police Benevolent Affiliation — the union that represents roughly 24,000 NYPD cops — endorsed President Trump weeks earlier than an election that the president has urged received’t be reliable and can be marred by violence.
Streetsblog asked Mayor de Blasio about that on Tuesday, and bought predictable blowback from the union. However we additionally bought some Twitter pushback from Publish reporter Julia Marsh, whose personal paper’s story didn’t talked about the police union’s endorsement of Trump, and targeted virtually totally on polling locations, not any post-election disruptions. (Similar with the Wall Street Journal’s piece.)
Hysterical nonsense from an anti-cop propagandist. The PBA endorses candidates yearly. Yearly, NYC cops shield the appropriate of ALL voters to forged their poll in peace. NYers needs to be extra apprehensive about partisans like @GershKuntzman attempting to fire up unrest w/ this rubbish https://t.co/fWRwIkJikS
— NYC PBA (@NYCPBA) October 20, 2020
However different reporters have their antennae as much as the potential battle of curiosity buried in any post-election battle. The Daily News’s coverage featured our interchange with the mayor, and the Associated Press had an analogous spin.
For now, let’s put a pin on this till Nov. 4, the day that every one the election smoke clears (and, probably, different smoke wafts in).
In different information from a gradual day:
- We talked about the MTA’s new dwell subway map in our headlines yesterday, because of Curbed’s scoop, however a number of shops adopted up: NYDN, NY Post, amNY, Gothamist.
- Too many metropolis intersections should not protected for the blind, a decide dominated. (NYDN, NY Post)
- Heroes certainly: One in 4 transit staff bought COVID-19. (NY Post)