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NYC’s Second-Tier Mayoral Candidates Have Lots To Offer Discerning Voters

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NYC’s Second-Tier Mayoral Candidates Have Lots To Offer Discerning Voters

New York Post May 2, 2021
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After months of Zoom discussions, WABC radio did something refreshing last week: hold a real, live, in-person, debate, with candidates standing at podiums and talking to each other (not at a screen). The three supposedly leading candidates declined to do the hard work of showing up, giving Kathryn Garcia, former sanitation commissioner, a chance to shine on the stage. 

Who did show besides Garcia? Shaun Donovan, former Bloomberg housing ­director and Obama budget ­director; Ray McGuire, former Citigroup investment-banking head; and Maya Wiley, Mayor de Blasio’s former counsel. 

Good for them.

Continue reading the entire piece here at the New York Post

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Nicole Gelinas is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and contributing editor at City Journal. Follow her on Twitter here.

Photo by SvetlanaSF/iStock

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