Posted: Dec 04, 2019 9:20 AM
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To an outside observer, New York Republicans have had a rough go of it as of late. In October, President Trump, the billionaire businessman, reality show stalwart, leader of the free world, in essence, the quintessential New Yorker, announced he was changing his residence to Florida. If that weren’t deflating enough to GOPers along the Hudson, early November brought the announcement that Rep. Peter King, the longest serving Republican in the state’s congressional delegation, was heading for retirement. For many, 1988, the last time the Empire State went red in a presidential election seemed a memory too far removed to ever have been real. New York, throughout the five boroughs and up and down the Thruway, seemed, from the outside, to have fallen into one repetitive, deep blue, Democrat routine.
Yet now, new hope has risen in the shadow of Democrat dominance. Young Republicans are storming back in New York, and in a big way. Decades of Democrat neglect, at the hands of Mayors Koch and Dinkins, and