De Blasio continues to move the goalpost

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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Bob Kellogg (OneNewsNow.com)

teacher reading to kindergartnersTo the consternation of hundreds of thousands of parents, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has called for another delay for public schools, which were supposed to reopen this week.

Breitbart News reports that de Blasio is under "immense pressure" from the teachers' unions and elected officials. Conservative activist Joe Connor of We Win America says the unions are making unreasonable demands.

"The teachers union has demanded basically that the air quality be similar to that of an operating room. They are putting demands down to try to get the school districts to succumb to what they want," Connor reports. "They really are not interested in the health benefit of these children."

This latest delay will last less than two weeks, which is not much time. Connor is anticipating yet another delay.

Connor

"I don't know what you can do in two weeks if it's an air quality issue," he submits. "To me, it's a political issue. It's about keeping these families home before the election, to keep unemployment at a higher rate, to keep people dependent on government for longer."

As of today, de Blasio says elementary schools will reopen September 29 and all the other schools will follow on October 1.

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