The Great Chris Quinn vs. Bill Thompson Garbage War of 2013 Rumbles Onwards

Christine Quinn. (Photo: Getty)
Christine Quinn. (Photo: Getty)

The rivalry between two mayoral contenders–Christine Quinn and Bill Thompson–is starting to reach a fevered pitch.

For the uninitiated, the spat began yesterday morning when Mr. Thompson, a former city comptroller, announced he opposed the controversial Upper East Side waste transfer station. Ms. Quinn, the City Council’s speaker and a key supporter of of the plan, reacted by declaring  Mr. Thompson was advocating the return of “the days of environmental racism.”

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