Surprise, Surprise: San Francisco Is Suddenly Cleaned Up for Xi Jinping, and Even the NYT Has Questions

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How long was Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) Speaker of the House? She was in power for quite a period. 

And how long have the Democrats controlled San Francisco? Probably longer than Pelosi has been in office. 

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Yet, Pelosi and the Democrats have allowed the city to deteriorate into a hell hole. Heck, Democratic policies helped it get that way with things like free needles and not holding criminals accountable. As we reported, people who worked in the San Francisco federal building named after Pelosi were told to work from home because the situation around the building was so unsafe. 

But guess what? Suddenly, the homeless have been cleared out of the areas that you normally find them in and the downtown area where they are usually lying all over the street has been cleaned up. 

The city focused on seven intersections in the Tenderloin and South of Market, or SoMa, neighborhoods which is home to some of the more concentrated encampments where drug-addled people high on fentanyl and heroin can be seen passed out on the streets every day. 

“They started clearing the tents earlier this week and there is definitely a lot more police presence,” SoMa resident and community activist Ricci Lee Wynne told The Post. 

“They’ve cleared out the tents that were near the Moscone Center on Howard Street, which tells me the city had the capability to do this all along — instead they just do the bare minimum.

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Guess what prompted this? The visit of Chinese leader Xi Jinping and the APEC Summit. 

They even had fencing put up. I thought walls didn't work. 

They even did this within existing budgets, which shows they can do things -- if they want to. 

Even the New York Times took notice. 

Of course, they moved the homeless to other areas that were not affected by the Summit, so they weren't truly addressing the problem, just moving it around a bit. It shows they can do some things for appearance for Xi, but they don't care about cleaning it up or keeping things safe for the regular residents, normally. To the powers that be, regular residents aren't as important as a Communist dictator 

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