Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Gotham City Hierarchy Dominated By Red Sox Fans

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg grew up in Medford, Massachusetts—and former NYC Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is also a Bay State native. Of course, they are both Red Sox fans. Moreover, the current Mayor of Baghdad-On-The-Hudson (Bill de Blasio)—despite being born in New York—was raised in Cambridge. Thus, 'Hizzoner' is also an un-abashed Red Sox fan—in the heart of enemy territory. Now, on top of all this, we find out that the new City Council Speaker in New York—Middleton, Massachusetts native Corey Johnsonis, too, a follower of The Carmine Hose. Says Johnson, "I am honest about the fact that I grew up going to Fenway Park and the Boston Garden and Foxboro Stadium as a child. I support the Red Sox and Celtics and Bruins and Patriots." Fellow Council members—who are Yankees or Mets fans—are not happy. Says Council member and Yankee devotee Sal Albanese, "It’s very depressing. The most influential politicians in New York City being friends of the enemy. It’s unprecedented." Brooklyn Council Member (and Mets fan) Justin Brannan chimed in: "It’s clear that Boston has infiltrated city government at all levels. This is very concerning for those of us who hold the New York Mets near and dear — and I guess Yankees fans as well."