We like to think Ben got people wondering whether there's something-not-quite-right with Plan C. Today's Daily News editorial pushes the questions a lot further, pointing out that the word "Plan" is really a misnomer for the cuts Nutter has proposed:
A city shutting down major services including the courts, with major layoffs of cops and firefighters, is a city in a state of emergency - maybe not according to FEMA, but certainly according to its citizens. And the mayor who initiates that state of emergency - for whatever reason - needs to be talking with citizens about exactly how he's going to lead the city through this catastrophe, and how the city is going to function without those things.
Citizens need to know, despite the fact that police and fire services are being cut, health centers closed, weekly trash pickup curtailed and courts shutting down, that the city is not going to fall apart because the mayor has a strategy for dealing with the consequences. Without that strategy, Plan C is not a plan, it's a to-do list.
Some of the specific questions the DN asks that the city hasn't answered: