By THE NEW YORK TIMES
Marc La Vorgna, 33, will take over as Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s press secretary next month, after Stu Loeser leaves the position, which he has held since January 2006.
"I don't understand why the police officers across this country don't stand up collectively and say 'We're going to go on strike. We're not going to protect you unless you, the public, through your legislature, do what's required to keep us safe.' After all, police officers want to go home to their families, and we're doing everything we can to make their job more difficult but more importantly more dangerous."