For years now, it has been rather apparent that Democrats cannot be trusted to maintain law and order in major cities, and the issue appears to be coming to a head in 2023.
From New York City to Portland, Seattle to Chicago, cities whose governing bodies are largely liberal have been inundated with violent crime and radical leftist rioting.
Even the previously idyllic city of San Francisco has lost almost all of its sheen, as homelessness and criminality continue to infect almost every aspect of society.
Things have gotten so bad in San Fran that a popular grocery chain is just up and leaving after a rather short stay.
Whole Foods Market announced that a store in downtown San Francisco, will be closed after Monday, just over a year after the store first opened, because of crime in the city, according to a report.
The grocery store chain said the Whole Foods located at Eighth and Market streets will be closed temporarily as it deals with crime near the store that impacted its workers’ safety.
The company didn’t shy away from the controversial issue.
“We are closing our Trinity location only for the time being,” a Whole Foods spokesperson said in a statement. “If we feel we can ensure the safety of our team members in the store, we will evaluate a reopening of our Trinity location.”
Deteriorating street conditions around drug use and crime near the grocery store led to the Whole Foods location closing its doors, according to The San Francisco Standard.
San Francisco’s simmering issues with crime and vagrancy have been well understood for years, but local leadership has seemingly refused to act. Should this trend of nonchalance continue, there will no doubt be a great many more companies jumping ship for the safety of their employees.
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