The mayor says downtown will return when COVID leaves, adding that New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Fran are in same boat.
Anything you say, Mr. Mayor!
Mayor Ted Wheeler today took issue with a recent essay published in Forbes magazine by Bill Conerly, an economist who lives in Lake Oswego.
In a brief Zoom interview, Wheeler responded to Conerly’s premise: that Portland is being systematically destroyed by crime, protests and visible homelessness.
“It’s very unusual when somebody who lives in a community trashes the community for the national media…..I can’t understand what purpose that is serving, particularly when he’s wrong.”Mayor Ted Wheeler