By Tyler Durden
A few days ago, we reported that Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, had reported its 500th murder of the year in a case of domestic violence.
But Philadelphia isn’t the only major American city grappling with a surge in violence. NYC, Philadelphia’s coastal neighbor, has also seen a surge in violent crime in the nearly two years since the start of the pandemic, as we have repeatedly reported.
Outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio seems more than happy to let his successor, Mayor-elect Eric Adams, a former police officer and Brooklyn Borough President, deal with the city’s new crime problem. But as overall crime has continued to rise after last year’s surge (while murders have declined only slightly from last year’s extremely elevated rate), a gruesome stabbing in Brooklyn has captured the city’s attention.