John Jay cop-hater badgers de Bla­sio

New York Post - - NEWS - Kathianne Boniello and Dean Balsamini

A John Jay Col­lege of Crim­i­nal Jus­tice pro­fes­sor in the hot seat for a de­spi­ca­ble anti-cop tweet blasted Mayor de Bla­sio on Satur­day as be­ing the one who’s re­ally “anti-po­lice.”

“He messed up big,” an­tifa ac­tivist Michael Isaac­son wrote of the mayor at 8:23 a.m., retweet­ing Hiz­zoner’s crit­i­cal com­ments from the day be­fore, in which he said the city “won’t stand for the vile anti-po­lice rhetoric.”

“First @NYCMayor has taken a swipe at the ad­min­is­tra­tive au­ton­omy of John Jay Col­lege and CUNY,” Isaac­son com­plained. “Se­cond, @nycmayor has taken a swipe at free speech and aca­demic free­dom. Third, @NYCMayor is pla­cat­ing PBA with a cost­less sym­bolic de­mand to avoid hav­ing to meet the MA­TE­RIAL de­mands in con­tract ne­go­ti­a­tions.”

Isaac­son (right) went on: “Keep in mind this is the same @NYCMayor who was protested by that same PBA for balk­ing on a 1% pay in­crease. Who’s re­ally anti-po­lice here?”

Isaac­son, 29, sparked con­tro­versy Fri­day when an Aug. 23 tweet of his came to light: “Some of ya’ll might think it sucks be­ing an anti-fas­cist teach­ing at John Jay Col­lege but I think it’s a priv­i­lege to teach fu­ture dead cops,” Isaac­son wrote. The tweet prompted crit­i­cism from po­lice unions and city of­fi­cials, in­clud­ing de Bla­sio. Isaac­son has since been sus­pended. City Hall spokesman Austin Fi­nan scoffed at Isaac­son’s Satur­day screed.

“Com­ments as ig­no­rant as these don’t de­serve a re­sponse,” he said.

On Satur­day, Pa­trol­men’s Benev­o­lent As­so­ci­a­tion boss Pat Lynch said Isaac­son needs to be “fired im­me­di­ately.”

John Jay Pres­i­dent Karol Ma­son has called Isaac­son’s views “ab­hor­rent.”


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