If mayor Bloomberg had said the shelters suck less than they used to, that would be nice. If he had said they’re better than the alternatives, that could be true. If he’d said that they are good enough that people are staying in them longer, that would be really annoying — but possibly true. But when he says
“We have made our shelter system so much better that, unfortunately, when people are in it, or, fortunately, depending on what your objective is, it is a much more pleasurable experience than they ever had before,”
he can BITE ME.