Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Well, Looks Like Brooklyn Got Worse in 2012

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Below the fold on the Greater New York section of the Journal, the paper reports that the number of homeless people living on the streets rose in Brooklyn by 52 percent in 2012 compared to the year before, the highest jump in the city. (In the Bronx it was 47 percent; in Manhattan, 23 percent.) The statistics are reported in an article about how people are angry at Bloomberg because he said "nobody's sleeping on the streets." He didn't seem to mean this literally—it's been taken out of context—but, you know, mayors have to choose their words carefully. [photo]

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