(Nate Beeler cartoon / caglecartoons.com)
Businesses headquartered in New York City have, in large numbers, relocated elsewhere, or plan to leave, mainly to Florida or other welcoming locations in the Southeast.
Thousands of high-paying financial institution jobs packed up and left as employers such as Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, Barclays, UBS, Citigroup and AllianceBernstein moved staffers to less expensive destinations in North Carolina, Dallas, Nashville and Salt Lake City.
Residents, too, can’t flee Manhattan fast enough. About 3.57 million people, including many high-income…