A New Era In NYC

For the first time since 1989 New York City will elect a Democrat for Mayor.  Bill de Blasio now has a great laboratory in which to conduct his policy agenda.  His success or failure could have a big impact on how the rest of the country judges progressive policies.

More than anything it is a change of the political guard in the Big Apple.  Unlike the law and order Rudy Giuliani or the market-friendly Bloomberg, Bill de Blasio is a solid progressive who has a different set of priorities.  New York City is starting a new chapter in city politics.  Let’s see what happens.

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