bloomberg – something fishy in those numbers there…

boasting his pragmatism had yielded results bloomberg says:

“…Crime was down 30 percent, … high school graduations were up 40 percent and welfare claims were down 20 percent.”

from the new york times october 10, 2012 – “addressing britain’s conservative party, mayor likens its governing style to his,” by ravi somaiya
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/11/nyregion/bloomberg-in-london-likens-style-to-britains-conservatives.html?ref=nyregion&_r=1&

i find it surprising welfare claims would be down 20 percent when the homeless population as of october 9th 2012, is : 46,353.

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