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Eric Adams must fight NYC’s Godzilla of street crime at all costs

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In the 1954 classic film, Godzilla was a city-destroying, malevolent monster who lays waste to Tokyo.

When tanks and rockets fail to fell the dinosaur, a scientist invents the “oxygen destroyer” — a volatile chemical weapon deadly enough to kill the creature, but so horrific the inventor resists using it, fearful it could fall into the wrong hands.

A colleague urges him to deploy it, arguing: “You have your fear which might become reality. And you have Godzilla, which is reality.”

New York City is now facing a real-life Godzilla — the plague of street violence that seems to worsen each week. Our likely next mayor, Eric Adams, is the only human who can stop the beast’s rampage, and he must use any and all means to bring the monster to heel — no matter how many looney-lefty elected officials, judges and criminal advocates he offends.

Too many elitist voices worry more about what proper law enforcement theoretically might bring: “disproportionate” minority arrests and imprisonments. Only ex-cop Adams has the city’s priorities right.

This week he stood next to Gov. Cuomo at a press conference and correctly stated that “we have surrendered our city.” To turn the tide, Adams isn’t afraid to unleash his version of the........

© New York Post

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