Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Post columnist Siegel: ask the mayoral candidates to justify "massive subsidies" for new sports facilities

From fiscal conservative Fred Siegel's op-ed in the New York Post, headlined A wasted debate: B'berg, Thompson ignore economy:
So here are a few questions that the panelists might want to ask if the next debate is not to be as hapless:

* Ask the mayor if his massive subsidies for the well-to-do owners of the Yankees, Mets and Nets for new stadiums can be economically justified when they're being paid for by a middle class bridling under what are already the highest taxes in the continental US.

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