The campaign for New York City Public Advocate has been largely overshadowed by the two other citywide races for mayor and comptroller. The latest polls reveal that more than half of New York City voters remain undecided on the Public Advocate’s race. No doubt the headline-grabbing antics of disgraced politicians Anthony Weiner and Elliot Spitzer have stolen much of the campaign thunder this season. But it may well be the irrelevant role of the Public Advocate rather than the obscurity of the candidates that is to blame.
At it’s best, this show is as funny and charming as a well written (if not particularly insightful) sitcom episode. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a snob, I actually mean that as a compliment, doing that style really well isn’t easy. At its worst, though, the show is borderline offensive, and not in a focused and edgy Sacha Baron Cohen way, just in a muddled, tacky and unimaginative way.
GaySocialites.com has always been active in politics on the national level and on the local level here in New York where the GaySocialites World Headquarters is based to oversee operations at GaySocialites.com and queerplanet.net. This year is no different. So far, GaySocialites.com has endorsed Christinne Quinn in the New York City Mayor’s race and Jessica Lappin for Manhattan Borough President. Today, we would like to weigh in on the New York City Comptroller’s Race.