Community Leaders Furious Over Businesses Leaving Chicago – Refuse To Take Responsibility, by Tyler Durden

You make business conditions intolerable and then you bitch and blame businesses when they leave. From Tyler Durden at

In the “new normal” the concept of personal responsibility has all but been abandoned and replaced with a virus called outrage culture.  In other words, the strategy is to never admit wrongdoing and to always blame others for the calamities you created.  This has been the go-to philosophy of Democrat run cities in the US for many years and it has allowed leftist community leaders to thrive in those urban environments.  However, diverting guilt does not necessarily save people from consequences.  

In the case of metropolitan areas like San Francisco, LA, Portland, Seattle, New York, Chicago, etc. the hammer is now hitting hard because of the actions and policies of the political left.  Businesses are leaving these towns in droves, including major corporate chains, due to exploding crime rates that lead to violence and theft.  In nearly every city run by leftists crime is on the rise.  

The Democrat response has been predictable.  Leftist politicians claim that red states are the “real problem” when it comes to crime, but in reality, it is the theft and homicide in blue dominated cities within those states that drags them down.  In the vast majority of cases if you remove the Democrats from the equation, you remove the crime.

They claim that accusations of crime in Democrat regions are “overblown” by conservatives, yet, business owners (and many other people) are leaving Democrat cities and states to relocate to conservative areas.  The dynamic is undeniable, but instead of fixing the problem leftists continue to play the victim and make demands.

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