Mayor Bill de Blasio spent nearly half an hour this morning talking education on Morning Joe, where he got an earful from the show’s hosts, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, who hammered the new mayor for his allegedly antagonistic stance toward charter schools.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave an unusually animated speech in front of Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network this morning, at one point borrowing a phrase from the once controversial civil rights leader.
“The reverend used a new term … ‘agitation freaks.’ I love that one, I love that. Albany has a lot of agitation freaks,” the governor told the audience at the House of Justice in Harlem, using the term Mr. Sharpton had coined to describe people who are angry all the time just for the sake of being angry. Continue reading “Gov. Cuomo Says Albany ‘Has a Lot of Agitation Freaks’”→
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio insisted last night that he has the grit to be the city’s next mayor, even if he isn’t as prone to expletives as some of his would-be predecessors.
“I’ve got the steel I need to take on this fight,” said Mr. de Blasio during an appearance on MSNBC’s All in with Chris Hayes, where he was introduced as the “guy who is now–against all conventional wisdom, and much to the shock and horror of much of the city’s elite–the front-runner in the New York City’s mayor’s race.”