In New York, Bronx Bor ough President Ruben Diaz Jr. actually teamed up with the unions to kill 2,200 jobs at a planned Kingsbridge Armory mall last winter.
Arguing, bizarrely, that no jobs were better than “low paying” jobs, Diaz demanded retailers at the proposed mall guarantee pay and benefits of at least 60 percent above the minimum wage.
Understandably, the developer balked, the mall died — and the jobs evaporated.
And that ain’t all. Here.