I Finally Figured Out Why I Don’t Like Eric Adams

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I lived in Brooklyn for almost exactly five years--from December, 2012 to December, 2017. Eric Adams, the likely winner of the 2021 New York City mayoral race, became Borough President shortly after I moved there.

I never liked Eric Adams. There was something about him I found deeply off-putting. However, as Borough President is largely a ceremonial position, I basically ignored…