OK, people, here’s an idea: Vote this boob out of office in November.
“It’s terrible, I just want to go home,” fumed Mary Aliaj, a 30-year-old Staten Islander who works at the nearby Valery Joseph Salon.
“It is worse [than Trump],” she said. “This is disturbing. I don’t think [the mayor] is going to solve anything. They should of done it somewhere that doesn’t stop other people. It’s wasting time and disturbing other people.”
Many residents that weren’t involved in the protest — attended by Alec Baldwin, Cher, Mark Ruffalo, Rev. Al Sharpton, Rosie Perez, Shailene Woodley, Robert DeNiro and Natalie Merchant — were outraged by de Blasio and how the traffic-snarling protest seemed to be fueled by his quest for the political spotlight and anger toward the President-elect.
What a pathetic bunch.
“I’m appalled at what’s happening here and I am angry at de Blasio,” said Susan Miller, a local Trump supporter. “[The protest] is a vanity project. The money could be used on housing, veterans, cleaning up the city, etc.”
You mean do his actual job?
Amir Shamli, a 39-year-old stylist at nearby Valery Joseph Salon, agreed — saying the demonstration was a “waste of time and money,” on account of all the NYPD cops and sand trucks used to police the event.
“It’s irresponsible of the Mayor,” he said. “This is the most stupid protest I have ever seen in my life. The money spent on security should be spent on people in the city who are homeless, don’t have food…This protest isn’t going to affect anything. This protest is bulls–t.”
Tonya Loveday, 41, of the Upper East Side, angrily joked: “Oh yes, de blasio started his campaign on November 9th.”
Sam, 25, of Hell’s Kitchen, added: “Obviously, de Blasio isn’t a fan of Trump, so he is using this madness for political gains — a typical politician.”
You can change this, folks.