(ZERO HEDGE) All of those bankers who flocked to San Francisco this past week for the JP Morgan Health Care Conference were met with an unexpected - and wildly unappreciated - surprise.
While it's reputation as the epicenter of Silicon Valley evinces images of untold wealth and riches, San Francisco's ultra-liberal policing agenda protects those who commit petty drug and nuisance offenses. This has transformed the city - which, with its burgeoning homeless population, is in the midst of a crisis - has been transformed into a feces-covered "slum" on par with Mumbai or Manila.
As the head of one pharmaceutical association told Bloomberg, visitors complaints about the overpriced hotel rooms and street-side squalor get worse every year.
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