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October 5, 2009 / Brooklyn news / Politics / Downtown / Election Coverage

Hey, Yassky — how about cleaning up your mess?

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Councilman John Liu mopped the floor with Councilman David Yassky in last week’s Democratic runoff for comptroller, but it looks like the Brooklyn Heights pol still needs to do some cleaning up around town.

Our photographer caught one of Yassky’s campaign posters at the busy corner of Jay and Tillary streets in Downtown this morning — six days after the runoff.

We offer it today as Exhibit 1 in our readers’ main pet peeve: politicians who don’t take down their campaign signs after the election.

We’ll get a response from the Yassky team later. In the meantime, what do you think?

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3goodguys from parkslope says:
This is a lot to heap on the guy. Geez, you were all goo-goo eyed about him when you had your interview together earlier this year - so knock it off.

If you saw the sign and found it offensive why didn't YOU take it down and throw it away? After all, you were there. And just so you know, this isn't littering. Its abuse of public property - a steeper but more cleanly offense. Now, on your way home be a good sport and take it down and dispose of it properly.
Oct. 5, 2009, 12:19 pm
Ron from Park Slope says:
Yassky's signs were stills standing at three of the four corners of Union and 4th as of yesterday. Didn't the city go after these violations a while ago (years perhaps)
Oct. 5, 2009, 2:21 pm
Frank from Brooklyn Heights says:
I agree. Yassky signs were posted on the light corners at Clark & Henry Streets and remained up long after the election. One great thing about the election being over -- less trash on the street... and in our mailboxes!
Oct. 5, 2009, 2:44 pm
Pacholo from Red Hook says:
Yassky is a loser!
Oct. 5, 2009, 3:13 pm
Peter from Windsor Terrace says:
NY Times inserts sponsoring David Yassky with its latex coating were plastered all over multiple car windshields during a overnight's rainstorm and they were hard to take off the glass the next day ( they dried out) ..I had to scrapped off with a razor until hot water had to be applied to get off the rest of stuck paper.

Who from Yassky's campiagn office had the nerve and idiocy to do this , especially some flyers ( many with two on the car windshields) were plastered in front of the sterring wheel!

what a task!
Oct. 5, 2009, 6:56 pm
Peter from Windsor Terrace says:
NY Times inserts sponsoring David Yassky with its latex coating were plastered all over multiple car windshields during a overnight's rainstorm and they were hard to take off the glass the next day ( they dried out) ..I had to scrapped off with a razor until hot water had to be applied to get off the rest of stuck paper.

Who from Yassky's campiagn office had the nerve and idiocy to do this , especially some flyers ( many with two on the car windshields) were plastered in front of the sterring wheel!

what a task!
Oct. 5, 2009, 6:56 pm
Moshe Aron Kestenbaum from Williamsburg says:
Yaski should be fined or taken to court, I almost landed in the hospital when I slipped on a Yaski leaflet. I slipped when I had my loaded lunch tray filled with good tasting food from cafe old williamsburg I flipped 3 feet in the air. and No, the tray did not land on the floor. No, it did not land in the garbage. It landed on a innocent bystander ,It came crashing down on his gel- filled spiked hair, it was Awesome
Oct. 6, 2009, 11:37 am
Suzannah B. Troy from East Village says:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZMw0yK2ceg
Here is footage in the East Village of one of Yassky's drones breaking the law as he post's Yassky's campaign posters on light poles.

My newest YouTube asks Mike Bloomberg to stop mailing me his Orwellian ad campaign flyers and I ask him who is Steve Rattner and how Bloomberg could knowingly put the term limits votes to a city council he knew was being investigated for corruption and the investigation is on going although the press is being awfully quiet on this topic.

Thanks to Queens Crap for directing me to this article.
Oct. 6, 2009, 5:41 pm
Citi-Zen from Downtown BK says:
Get this junksky off our streetsky!
Oct. 8, 2009, 8:50 am
Susan from Gerritsen Beach says:
I had one of Yaskky flyers put on my car hood in my own driveway. His employees took the laminated hang on your door signs and put them on all the windshields in my neighborhood. They put one on the hood of my car because I was backed into my driveway. The semi-laminated type paper stuck to my car. I could not get it off with my hand or fingers. I went to the Coney Island office to show them and then went to the car wash. Thank goodness it came off. But....it cost me a day of worrying, time to drive to the office and the car wash and $18.00. They promised to reimburse me.....did you get my check??? I didn't. I have pics to prove the event happened.
Oct. 31, 2009, 7:24 am

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