In the Bronx, perhaps in honor of the Yankees, politics is hardball. Allegiances change and shift. It isn’t always pretty.
The political landscape has changed dramatically in New York since Trump was elected. Many voters realized that they had not only become complacent but asleep at the switch.
Morris is challenging local fixture Simcha Felder — who has run as an unopposed Democrat since 2014. Felder managed the interesting feat of being on the Democratic, Republican, and Conservative lines in 2016.
John Duane said, “We are all under assault.” He echoed the general sentiment that the IDC had been flourishing because of the voting public’s ignorance of the situation.
As a candidate, Trump stated he would express the facts “plainly and honestly.” Yet, the nonpartisan fact-checking website Politifact found differently. It showed that Trump’s statements had a 4 percent veracity rate and that 33 percent of his assertions were actually false.
“The Trump administration can deny the reality of the climate crisis, but it can’t make it go away by simply telling government employees not to mention it anymore. This kind of anti-science meddling leads us straight back to the dark ages.”
While the rest of the country is dealing with the daily breaking news of “Trumpland,” New York State has its own political drama which is picking up steam. It’s all about Albany politics, specifically the State Senate.
A diverse group of constituents from the Northwest Bronx met with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council member Andrew Cohen, for a forum that fielded concerns from local schools to the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Every candidate appearing on your ballot has a record of where they stand on the environment. You need to know that information. Then vote like the earth depends on you…because it does.
The media failed. In all the debates, not once was the environment or climate change addressed.