Sunday, April 1, 2018

Heck of a Job, Sadiq

Heck of a job, Sadiq.

It turns out that London has surpassed New York City in murders. As Glenn Reynolds comments: “Sadiq Khan’s Doing a Bang-Up Job.”

As occasionally noted on this blog, London's mayor, Sadiq Khan has perfected the resting frightened face. He oozes cowardice. Criminals look into his weak eyes and see a freeway to murder.

London overtook New York in murders for the first time in modern history in February as the capital endured a dramatic surge in knife crime.

Fifteen people were murdered in the capital, against 14 in New York. Both cities have almost exactly the same population.
London murders for March are also likely to exceed or equal New York’s. By late last night there had been 22 killings in the capital, according to the Metropolitan police, against 21 in the US city.

Eight Londoners were murdered between March 14 and March 20 alone and the total number of London murders, even excluding victims of terrorism, has risen by 38% since 2014.

As Reynolds adds, we are all consoling ourselves with the knowledge that there is an “anti-knife crime charity” on the case. Where are the adolescent peace marchers when London needs them.

1 comment:

Sam L. said...

I suspect that Parliament (as a whole) and the PM are also doing nothing about this, as well. (I mean, given Rotherham and Telford, and who knows what other towns are not even mentioned.)