Bloomberg facing backlash over NYC Marathon

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is criticized for proceeding with the New York City Marathon despite the toll on citizens still reeling from superstorm Sandy.

Shortly before the gas ran out, customers wait in line at a Hess station where the line of cars snaked 10 blocks, and at least 60 people waited to fill red gas cans for their generators, in the Gowanus section of  Brooklyn, New York  Friday morning, Oct 2, 2012. Courier Winston Alfred said he had been there in his van since 4:20 am, and was second in line, when he was turned away four hours later. (AP Photo/David Caruso)

Shortly before the gas ran out, customers wait in line at a Hess station where the line of cars snaked 10 blocks, and at least 60 people waited to fill red gas cans for their generators, in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn, New York Friday morning, Oct 2, 2012. Courier Winston Alfred said he had been there in his van since 4:20 am, and was second in line, when he was turned away four hours later. (AP Photo/David Caruso)

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