Why I’m Leaving New York City – YouTube

In short, crime and safety, tax burden, and government waste. He’s not wrong.

He doesn’t explicitly give his political affiliation, but he’s self-proclaimed pro-tax and pro-immigration, so I don’t think we’re talking about a rightwing or leftwing nut job. He’s just a 30ish married guy with a young kid trying to raise a family and run his own small business. His views are reasonable and have resonance. 

Is there a major city run by Democrats that is succeeding? The list of failures (New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Minneapolis, St. Louis, Los Angeles, etc.) seems to grow longer all the time, and this really stems from the progressive ideology that’s infected the Democratic Party.