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Mayor, Activists Clash Over Blanket Drive for Homeless at Site of Friendly-Fire War Games

"Give a homeless man a blanket, and that man will sleep warmly for a night, until a cop kicks him and takes away the blanket," says Hales, explaining his opposition. "But take all of those donated blankets, sew them together into one giant carpet, and then sweep all of the homeless, together, under it? Well, that takes care of my problems."
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