November 25, 2015
Paul Berry III made me laugh out loud. “Francis Slay hung out the vacancy sign but he’s running the Bates Motel." We were talking about the Syrian refugees and Francis Slay’s insistence that hosting a lot of them is in the city’s vital interest. Leaving aside the question of security and vetting for the refugees, why does Francis Slay want so desperately to host more people who have no jobs, no language, and little hope of flourishing in a city that, on most measures, is failing.