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.
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“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.