NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is causing a firestorm on social media after announcing a new system where NYers can report places and people not social distancing via text.
de Blasio tweeted “How do you report places that aren’t enforcing social distancing? It’s simple: just snap a photo and text it to 311-692. #AskMyMayor”
— Mayor Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) April 18, 2020
Needless to say, many were not impressed.
Lexi replied “I just can’t believe that you’re asking people to snitch. This is so un-American.”
I just can't believe that you're asking people to snitch. This is so un-American.
— Lexi (@penngirl72) April 18, 2020
Ned Ryun wrote “War is peace, Big Brother loves you.”
War is peace, Big Brother loves you. https://t.co/rarHg1Nys5
— Ned Ryun (@nedryun) April 18, 2020
Another wrote “Even you at the gym? Bwahaha”
Even you at the gym? Bwahaha
— OrgConservAmericans (@OCAmericans) April 18, 2020
Cameron Gray wrote “I just texted my report”
I just texted my report pic.twitter.com/46POdNc9Pb
— Cameron Gray (@Cameron_Gray) April 18, 2020
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