Really there is only one difference between Liberal Democrat mayors and Liberal Republican mayors:
Liberal Dems like Menino and Emmanuel: "We don't like your opinion, therefore you can't do business here." *
*Note: We will only discriminate against Christians because they won't go all allahu ackbar on our asses and start blowing shit up. Islamists can say and do whatever the hell they want because we're wimps and they scare us.
Liberal Republicans like Bloomberg: "You can do business here, but we are going to regulate your ingredients and serving sizes to the point where you're going to be sorry you tried to open. Also, if Occupiers use your facilities and trash them, we'll do nothing to the point where you have to close because the repair costs are too much and because none of your paying customers will come because your place has been trashed. **
**Note: Of course none of this applies to muslim owned businesses because they can do and say whatever the hell they want because we're wimps and they scare us.
One thing both types of Liberal mayors can agree on is that business owners need to pay more taxes, except businesses owned by friends/campaign bundlers or those that they have to give special breaks to in order to keep them from fleeing the city and possibly the state (thus putting the extra burden on other businesses not-so-connected enough to get the special breaks).
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