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AUTHOR: The New York Post's Kyle Smith


LENGTH: 810 words


HEAVY-HANDED TAG LINE: "Obama to New York: Drop Dead"


THESIS: Obama's policies are killing New York's economy


HISTORICAL PARALLEL: Gerald Ford denying New York a bailout in 1975


MODERN-DAY TWIST: "Mayor Bloomberg isn’t asking for a lifeline. So Obama throws him an anvil."

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