A SECOND OPINION: Rising Crime Poses Problems for Presidential Candidates

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The KFC-Pizza Hut express restaurant at the corner of Union Turnpike and Parsons Boulevard in
Kew Gardens Hills, Queens damaged (see boarded-up window) from robbery and
car-
jacking that began at the Rite Aid across the street, with the car crashing through

the window, October 2022. “This sorta thing happens unusually often
in the city,” says the photographer of the scene, Tdorante 10.

 

by Mary Foran

 

According to the New York Times, major crimes have risen 22 percent in the Big Apple. The city has been deemed a “hell-hole” for residents who have been surveyed.

March on Madison Ave., NYC protesting the killing of 30-year-old black Jordan Neely in Manhattan subway on 1 May 2023  by Daniel Penny, a white former Marine. (Watch video.)

The Governor of New York State called out the National Guard to frisk passengers for weapons to reduce the number of attacks on the subways of the city.

Mayor Adams says the migrant crisis is “overwhelming” resources and migrant crime is increasing.

Residents are giving up on the city and moving to Florida in droves, according to statistics.

A lot of the problems come from prosecutors in Democrat-run districts who decline to prosecute crimes; bail reform laws allow defendants to get out of jail free of bail.

“Sitting President Joe Biden has yet to address the crime crisis. Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, is known for his law and order stance and his support of police efforts to fight crime.”

Joe Biden, the current US President, has yet to address the crime crisis.

Donald Trump, on the other hand, the Republican nominee for President, is known for his law and order stance and his support of police efforts to fight crime.

The public is looking forward to a debate between candidates for President in which the crime battle will be addressed.
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Protest march video:
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Images
Featured image/Tdorante10, CC BY-SA4.0 via Wikimedia Commons, cropped.
Protest march against Jordan Neely killing, video frame. Video by /Legoktm, CC BY-SA4.0 via Wikipedia
Biden/manhhai, CC BY2.0 via Flickr, cropped. Trump/Carmen Rodriguez, PD via Flickr, cropped, flipped.