Retailers are understandably having second thoughts about remaining in certain cities, namely run by Democrats, after recent riots saw multiple large stores looted.
Mayor Lightfoot said she’s hopeful major retailers will reopen the Chicago stores that were looted or otherwise damaged during protests surrounding George Floyd’s killing by police in Minnesota. But, she’s unsure of one of the biggest.
Mayor Lightfoot said she was on a conference call with Walmart and other major retailers that had stores looted or heavily damaged during the unrest in Chicago. She said she pleaded with them to not abandon Chicago.
Dear Minneapolis, once you drive the business (and their tax revenue) and the job (and their tax revenue) out of your city, do you expect me to pay your bills?
Guess again https://t.co/NJPukyL0kT
— Fusilli Spock (@awstar11) June 8, 2020