Someone tell Rudy: Squeegee men are back
A squeegee man in action in New York last October. (Photo by Runs with Scissors on Flickr)
This was a surprise.
While driving into Manhattan today around 11:30 a.m., I encountered something that I thought was long extinct from our streets: A squeegee man.
I declined his offer to clean my filthy windows, but gave him money nonetheless as I sat in traffic on 37th Street while heading toward Broadway.
He was the first "squeegee man" I've seen since Rudy Giuliani and former police commissioner declared war on the windshield washers in 1992.