Quote of the Day

[Content Note: Racism.]

"He's making an appeal using his family to gain support. I think it's pretty obvious to anyone watching what he's been doing."—Outgoing New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, on New York City Mayoral candidate Bill DeBlasio, whom Bloomberg accused of running a "class-warfare and racist" campaign, then clarified with the above statement about DeBlasio using his family to racistly race-bait, or something, because DeBlasio is white, his wife Chirlane McCray is black, and they have two biracial children, Chiara and Dante.

As Katie observes (sarcastically) at Feministing: "If mayoral candidate Bill DeBlasio weren't racist, he would do the right thing and never appear publicly with his black wife and/or their two biracial children." Indeed.

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