Jimmy Breslin was swept out of Long Island's Newsday, along with all their other Opinion Writers, when Newsday was allowed to be purchased by the same family that owned Cablevision, the Dolan Family, who did not want Critical Thinkers to be part of their team. (They did, though, begin to slip in Think Pieces by a Republican Strategist and a Heritage Foundation mouthpiece on a regular basis.)
Jimmy's Critical Thinking did not jibe with the Corporate Mindset.
He would fearlessly charge into matters of hypocrisy in the Catholic Church, taking on Bishop Murphy (or 'Mansion' Murphy, as he referred to the guy who for his first action, as Bishop, spent a fortune renovating and decking out a Mansion for himself, while diverting attention away from himself and his role in the Boston Abuse Scandal.)
Jimmy also openly questioned why 9/11 was not treated as a Crime.
It was very obvious to him, he wrote, that when a New York City Police Officer is murdered, the City virtually shuts down until the Perp is caught.
That investigation never happened, the Crime Scene, immediately Contaminated and Removed.
Are there any Breslins on the Horizon?
If there are, they probably are aware that they had better keep their heads down.