Jack Lee of Yorktown Heights says he’s not criticizing Donald Trump. Indeed, he praises Trump for donating acres and acres of land in Yorktown and Putnam Valley for a state park. The land gift was made last year.
Since then, no park facilities have been created, but the over-exposed developer managed to get the state Department of Transportation to put up signs on the Taconic Parkway directing motorists to the Donald J. Trump State Park.
So, in effect, they’re a big Trump advertisement paid for and erected by taxpayers. Worse, it’s a sign that leads to nowhere.
To put it politely, this seemed a little premature. But many people, among them Lee, think the Trump sign is inappropriate. Trump, he says, should be honored with a plaque inside the park, but the park name should be changed.
Lee feels so strongly about this that he created a Web site to not only discuss his views but to test public opinion.
Click on the blue highlighted “Trump”:http://www.squidoo.com/Trump_State_Park/ and you’ll get a history of the park and an update on its status. He also asks two questions:
What should be done with the signs?
What is your favorite name for the new park donated by Trump?
As to the second question, I’d get rid of the Trump name. However, I would replace it with something in keeping with this ego– Yosemite East.