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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