Bill de Blasio hits public gym, flouting his own coronavirus rules amid city shutdown

Bill de Blasio hits public gym, flouting his own coronavirus rules amid city shutdown
De Blasio defies Trump in Hamburg. (Image: Screen grab of CBS 2 NY video, YouTube)

[Ed. – Democrats must be proud to claim him as one of their own.]

Broadway is dark, the city’s 1.1 million public school students are home from school, and the Big Apple’s 27,000 restaurants will close their doors to diners Tuesday — but none of those warnings could keep Mayor Bill de Blasio from a trip to his favorite public gym in Brooklyn on Monday morning.

“Text I just received (from someone who is definitely not making this up): ‘I just walked by DeBlasio [sic] going into the Y to work out so YOLO?’” a Twitter user named Teddy Goff wrote at 10:08 a.m.

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The mayor’s continued gym-rat routine — which includes a 12-mile drive from Gracie Mansion to Park Slope with his NYPD detail — had some of his former staffers fuming.

The Mayor’s actions today are inexcusable and reckless,” tweeted Rebecca Katz, a longtime de Blasio confidante.

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