Liberal Democrats have run San Francisco for decades.
They welcome the growth of grass for the homeless to legally urinate on in public places, but not the building of structures where the unemployed can get jobs. Wouldn’t want to further harm Mother Nature. As a result of anti-growth land-use restrictions, the value of remaining properties have skyrocketed, leading to mass evictions of lower and middle income residents.
Thomas Sowell remarked two years ago on how seldom he saw Black folks in his City by the Bay.
Yet, despite the fact that the purging of the poor and middle class from a city run by Democrats that claim to “care” more about them, their activists still insist upon blaming the predicament on “the rich” and/or Republicans. The rich may be implicated, but only the liberal Democrat version who got theirs and now want to make sure no one else gets any while pretending to care about the have-nots.
Enter labor unions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Democratic Party, and a Guardian media they mistakenly thought would be compliant with a stunt intended to make Google employees look like representatives of “the rich” and corporate greed” fall guys during a tangential protest:
The SFMTA has a pilot plan in the works to regulate private use of public bus stops. Though the private shuttles were the crux of the day’s protest, the heart of the fight is over gentrification. As the tech revolution in SF leads to rising rents and longtime San Franciscans are being displaced.
In the video [below], a union organizer who hopped off the bus shouts down Erin McElroy, staging an argument with a protester who also heads the eviction mapping project. “How long have you lived in this city?” McElroy asked him. He shouted back “Why don’t you go to a city that can afford it? This is a city for the right people who can afford it. You can’t afford it? You can leave. I’m sorry, get a better job.”
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