Formats for political debates must change.
The state has a 10 billion dollar budget gap, and as a result, Mayor Bloomberg just on Friday laid out a doomsday scenario where he says the city may be forced to slash 21,000 teaching positions.
It needs to be repeated, 21,000 teaching positions. We are talking about people that educate our children. People that are the only role models for many kids.
What did we get from that one general election debate, answers on how to deal with this fiscal mess. No, comic relief of “the rent is too damn high.”