New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is term-limited, meaning his successor will be picked this November in an off-year election and sworn in in 2022. That means for the next year or so, de Blasio is mostly unencumbered by public opinion.
This weekend, he found out there were still some encumbrances, however — even when it came to canceling Donald Trump.
After generating a whole raft of headlines by voiding contracts with the Trump organization in a much-publicized move, including closing the iconic ice-skating rinks in Central Park run by Trump’s company, Mayor de Blasio and his administration retreated on Sunday after an outcry over lost jobs and recreational space. The rinks will be open for another six weeks.
Beyond that? The courts will end up deciding.
Ice skaters in the Manhattan area are well aware of the rinks in Central Park. If you’re a youth hockey player, a figure