Preceding Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein on Friday accused Democrat presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders of deciding on on him out of snobbery.
Never ever know why Sen. Sanders picks on a retiree like me. I feel he’s usually appeared down on me due to the reality he grew up in a fancier local community in Brooklyn. https://t.co/hvJd582fMm
— Lloyd Blankfein (@lloydblankfein) July 12, 2019
Blankfein was born in the Bronx in 1954 but lifted in the Linden Properties, a undertaking do the job-program housing venture in the East New York spot of Brooklyn. The housing jobs have been getting renowned for their close to-knit intimacy of predominantly Jewish households in their at first 10 many years but turned violent in the late 1960s. In 1993, East New York established a file by racking up 125 killings in a single calendar yr.
Sanders was born 14 a prolonged time earlier and as a youngster lived in the tree-lined, center-program Jewish, Italian, and Irish local community of Midwood in Brooklyn. Midwood has been explained as a satisfying mix of “urban and suburban.”