Bill de Blasio

Ira Stoll on Bill de Blasio, the Obama of New York

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The man New York Democrats seemed poised to choose this week as their candidate for mayor, Bill de Blasio, sure has a lot in common with President Obama, observes Ira Stoll. Among other things, neither De Blasio nor Obama have much private-sector experience, which may account for their tendency to see successful businesspeople as cows to be milked for the maximum possible tax revenue.

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