On Thursday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis did what New York Gov. Hochul won’t: recall a prosecutor who refuses to do his job.
DeSantis suspended Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren, stating Warren “flagrantly violated his oath of office” and placed himself “above the law” in announcing he would not prosecute laws with which he disagreed.
Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg did the exact same thing when he announced in a “Day One” memo that he would not prosecute “felony armed robbery” in most cases and instead charge only “petit larceny,” a class-A misdemeanor.
New Yorkers were rightly outraged at Bragg’s decision to look the other way and make it easier for criminals to prey on hardworking citizens. Bragg withdrew the memo but clearly did not change the opinions that informed it in the first place.
Mayor Adams and…