New York City is dead! So claimed hedge-fund entrepreneur, prolific author and — keep this in mind — professional comic James Altucher. He penned a “Point of No Return” tantrum in The Post that fou…
What the "New York Strong" articles don't understand is that there's two classes of disasters. The first drives people away. The other keeps people away. The Germ will fade eventually, one way or another. Thats true. But capitulating to black marxist terrorism will keep the place barren. The 1970s Charles Bronson version of NYC was just downwind from the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Nobody ever points that out.
Its sort of like the auto industry in Detroit. The collapse of American car-making was an independent event of the rapidly changing demographics of the town (though you can easily argue it wasn't). The motor city still hasn't rose again. Maybe it doesn't have the pixie dust that NYC has.