No, really, my progressive agenda kills ’em in Des Moines.
Mayor de Blasio says the people who know him best — New Yorkers — don’t appreciate his first-year accomplishments nearly as much as folks in the rest of the US do.
In a seven-page profile published in Rolling Stone magazine Wednesday, Hizzoner suggested his big-ticket items like the expansion of pre-K get drowned out by coverage of the day-to-day headaches that come with running a city.
“A lot of people outside New York City understand what happened in the first year of New York City better than the people in New York City,” he told the magazine.
“But I’m convinced something very special happened here.”
His self-aggrandizing assessment came a day after a Wall Street Journal/NBC 4/Marist College poll found that 49 percent of New York voters think the city is headed in the wrong direction, while 45 percent say it’s not.