San Francisco is filled with unpunished crime and people openly doing illegal drugs in tent cities.
How did it get this way?
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Author Michael Shellenberger says it was his own progressive ideas that destroyed San Francisco.
“My city is sick,” he tells me. “Progressivism has become the abdication of personal responsibility,” he says.
Even the city’s progressive mayor has now changed her mind, and vows that policing will be more aggressive.
We will see.
I don’t think people should be locked up for doing drugs or for being homeless. But when they steal or threaten others, they should be punished.
Protecting us is one of the few things government should do.