Joe Lhota is pulling a page from the history books in order to argue he’ll be pulling an upset in the mayor’s race tomorrow night.
Bill de Blasio is willing to question Christopher Columbus’s history of violence on Columbus Day, but don’t ask his main rival to do the same thing.
“I think that is an inappropriate question to ask on a day when we’re honoring his birthday,” Joe Lhota, the Republican candidate in the race, told Politicker this afternoon when asked to share his thoughts on Columbus as an influential figure in European imperialism. (In fact, the day celebrates the landing of Mr. Columbus’s ship in the Americas.) Read More