Democrats deny subway crime but voters can see it for themselves


On a recent midday subway ride, I moved cars to get away from a man loudly threatening his companion and wound up on a car that smelled like a urinal — and I tweeted about it.

Nikole Hannah-Jones of The New York Times’ 1619 Project could not resist the urge to call into question the point I was making: that our current political leadership is not going to fix the crime problem in our subways because it refuses to acknowledge we have a crime problem. 

She responded to my tweet with her trademark snark: “Yes, yes. This was absolutely unheard on subways until two years ago.”

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I have known New York City for more than two years. I came here when I was 8 years old and grew up in Queens attending public schools. My first day of third grade I did not speak English. Five years later I took the SHSAT, got accepted to Bronx Science and…

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