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By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Joe Lhota
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday that he hopes the administration of his successor, Bill de Blasio, "is even better" than his own.
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has been elected mayor of New York, becoming the first Democrat since 1989 to be chosen to lead the nation's largest city.
No matter which candidate wins the New York City mayoral election — Democrat Bill de Blasio or Republican Joe Lhota — the fate of Muslim students is the city school's system seems clear: They will have their holy days declared holidays.
So Hollywood leftist Alec Baldwin kicked off his premiere news talk show on MSNBC this weekend — and his signature temper tantrum-type personality kicked in quickly, with put-downs of New York's police as lazy lawbreakers with racist tendencies.
President Obama had some words of praise for New York City mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio's son at a recent Democratic National Committee fundraiser: Your hair is great.
Talk about going out with a bang. The last image New York City had of former Rep. Anthony Weiner as he drove from his primary election night party — a loser in the mayoral race — was his middle finger, held high in his passenger-side window.
The Rev. Al Sharpton has booked five leading Democratic candidates for New York mayor to spend Saturday night in the housing projects of East Harlem "to spotlight conditions in public housing that have resulted from years of neglect," a report said.
One makes a video with Steve Buscemi and rockers Vampire Weekend. Another gets shout-outs from Whoopi Goldberg and Brooke Shields. A third hobnobs over cocktails with an actor from "The Sopranos."
For his part, Lhota said as he voted that he was "very optimistic" about the race.
Lhota, 59, the former head of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, has pledged to continue many of Bloomberg's policies and suggested de Blasio would handcuff the NYPD by reforming stop-and-frisk, the tactic that allows police to stop anyone deemed suspicious.