Mayor de Blasio denounced as 'nincompoop' for soft-pedaling attack on NYPD officers Staff
Posted: Dec 15, 2014 11:01 AM

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio's relationship with the police had already become so strained that cops are circulating a petition asking him to stay away from their funerals, if they're killed in the line of duty.  His handling of the assault on a pair of NYPD lieutenants, after they moved to arrest CUNY professor Eric Linkser for heaving a garbage can onto police officers, isn't exactly healing that relationship, as the New York Post reports:

Mayor Bill de Blasio has again spit in the face of city cops — using the word “allegedly’’ to describe the vicious mob attack on two NYPD lieutenants, outraged police reps said Sunday.