As reported by DailyCaller
A giant digital billboard in Times Square is calling out freshman Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for her supposed role in sinking the city’s deal with Amazon. The billboard, paid for by business advocacy group the Job Creators Network, details just a few of the things New York may have lost when the deal went sideways.
— Laura Ingraham (@IngrahamAngle) February 20, 2019
Every New Yorker — and tourist — will now know that @AOC is to blame for @Amazon pulling the plug on its planned headquarters in Queens! #socialism takes, #capitalism creates https://t.co/Ctwv0BxcJl via @FoxBusiness
— Job Creators Network (@JobCreatorsUSA) February 20, 2019
That list included:
- 25,000 lost NYC jobs
- $4 billion lost wages
- $12 billion in lost economic activity
Forbes addressed the ways the failed deal could ultimately hurt New Yorkers in an article published late last week.