Context : Mayor Eric Adams (D-New York City) is revising the history of the raison d'être for his mayoral campaign, which was that his background as an NYPD officer would help him fight crime.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams told Orthodox news outlets that he is facing a “real battle” against the media he accused of “selling hysterics” about rising crime ... [.]
Eric Adams "ran for office on the premise that the crime was out of control in NYC and only he could rein it in" ... .(Source)
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