A little bit of substance managed to wiggle in among the shouting, heckling, cross-talking and attacks on the media.
“We’ve gotta fix what we’ve got.” -Mayoral candidate Bo Dietl on Rikers Island* * * *
De Blasio, Malliotakis & Dietl Engage in Raucous Mayoral Debate
“While attacks flew throughout the night, largely from Malliotakis and Dietl toward de Blasio, on more substantive matters, the debate was largely a two-person contest, between de Blasio and Malliotakis, a sitting Republican state Assembly member. Dietl, a former NYPD detective running on his own party line, largely shouted during his opportunities to speak, while also grunting into his microphone and regularly interrupting others. Within minutes of the start of the debate, the audience — which appeared to include groups of supporters of each of the three candidates — howled and heckled, drowning out the candidates and drawing sharp rebukes from debate moderator and NY1 anchor Errol Louis.” * * * *
DA Vance Under Scrutiny Over Weinstein Case
“In 2015, the NYPD helped an Italian model record Harvey Weinstein acknowledging that he groped her, but Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance decided it wasn’t sufficient evidence of a crime, according to a new report.
Though breastfeeding rates are up statewide, only a tiny proportion of new mothers breastfeed without using formula in many of New York City’s low-income communities. WIC is trying to change that.
The day after a debate, it’s back to the campaign trail for the Republican nominee.