On the same night that Mayor Bloomberg toured all five of New York City’s boroughs for “National Night Out Against Crime,” eight people were shot in three of those boroughs. The two boroughs where no one was shot—Queens and Staten Island—happen to be the boroughs with the lowest representation of a certain demographic.
Eight People Shot on National Night Out Against CrimeThe reader who sent the article writes:
If the mayor and people of New York truly want to see a drastic decrease in gun crime, forget about banning guns: ban blacks instead. Add to that allowing concealed carry, and gun crime would practically vanish.Or, as Patrick Buchanan said in a column in the New York Post about 25 years ago, the reason for New York’s social problems is the quality of the people living there—a basic, obvious truth which was stated that one time in a mainstream venue and never again.
Posted by Lawrence Auster at August 08, 2012 10:57 AM | Send