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Maya Wiley to run for NYC Mayor

Leaving MSNBC. Cannot wait for Mayor Wiley.

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by Anonymousreply 10908/01/2020

Great. This is another train wreck waiting to happen.

by Anonymousreply 107/28/2020

Oh no! More dangling tendrils!

Women over 40 should not wear dangling tendrils.

They beguile the viewer and distract them from ever listening to whatever comes out of the speaker's mouth.

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by Anonymousreply 307/28/2020

If she's another DeBlasio, she can fuck off.

Yes, we need police reform, but enough is enough with painting shit and renaming shit and not actually doing anything about the core issues of the city. It can't just be "BLM" 24/7. We have a lot of problems that this lazy asshole hasn't even touched because he's too busy buying yellow paint.

by Anonymousreply 407/28/2020

That weave is tragic. Cut it off or get decent extensions.

by Anonymousreply 507/28/2020

Corey Johnson should be the next mayor.

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by Anonymousreply 607/28/2020

Love her! She is brilliant. She's got my vote.

by Anonymousreply 707/28/2020

My mops look cleaner than that.

by Anonymousreply 807/28/2020

Beautiful woman

by Anonymousreply 907/28/2020

One of the biggest DeBlasio apologists that there is. She will be an awful mayor. Very big ego and not a lot of substance. She is perfectly fine with middle class tax hikes to pay for more and better social services for those who don't work. Ain't gonna sit well with people.

by Anonymousreply 1007/28/2020

I love all the people who get on here and say how she’ll be great just because she’s black.

by Anonymousreply 1107/28/2020

A black woman I should add.

by Anonymousreply 1207/28/2020

Black isn't the positive or negative, if she's another De Blasio, she can go have several seats. We don't need her.

by Anonymousreply 1307/28/2020

She had better endorse me for president or else she ain’t black!

by Anonymousreply 1407/28/2020

Can we finally have a competent experienced liberal progressive mayor? . Idiot DeBlasio stole election from the experienced, competent, hardworking Christine Quinn. Instead we got a lazy, grifting, set of slogans. Corey is the man! Stop with the inexperienced, useless Kanye West-type political candidates

by Anonymousreply 1507/28/2020

[quote]Idiot DeBlasio stole election from the experienced, competent, hardworking Christine Quinn.

No relation.

by Anonymousreply 1607/28/2020

This could be an example of The Peter Principal.

Maya is an exceptional contributor to MSNBC with all her experience as a prosecutor but this Mayor thing is a bad move. It's like Mattis choosing to be Defense Secretary or Tillerson being Secty of State. They've damaged their legacy and so will she.

by Anonymousreply 1707/28/2020

Oh god. Richard Carranza will stick around if she wins.

by Anonymousreply 1807/28/2020

She’s exceptional every time I’ve seen her. But, as seen in this thread, people will attack her for anything and smear her big time.

I’m so sick of politics. It is disgusting

by Anonymousreply 1907/28/2020

The NYT article is so stupid. Maya is Black but Scott Stringer is white. No caps allowed for people without color.

by Anonymousreply 2007/28/2020

R11, and your here to let us all know you dislike her because she's a black woman.

by Anonymousreply 2107/28/2020

R21 I'm sorry, but where does it say that? Can you please cut and paste that verbiage because I'm not seeing it. Oh and did you mean you're instead of your?

by Anonymousreply 2207/28/2020

That's right, even in 2020, all approval or disapproval of anything [italic][bold][underline]BLACK![/italic][/bold][/underline] people do is solely because they're [italic][bold][underline]BLACK![/italic][/bold][/underline]. I'd say "get a life" but that would be offensive to the dead.

by Anonymousreply 2307/28/2020

She is seizing the moment with the BLM movement and De Blasio and wife. If you criticize a move she makes you will be labelled as racist. These days you are labelled as a racist if you complain that a black person did ANYTHING. Carte blanche (or noir in this case).

And no, I am not racist and yes, I do actually like her and wish Michelle would run instead of the asshats in Washington of ALL shades.

by Anonymousreply 2407/28/2020

Why are there like ten comments about her fucking hair? WTF is with you people?

by Anonymousreply 2507/28/2020

I know people whose business almost got destroyed because they were accused of racism. These are really nice people who aren't racist and in face donate to local black churches and schools. Some black people -and the white idiots who are going overboard in their "devotion" to the cause to the point it comes off as disingenuous- are overplaying their hand with accusing EVERYONE with racism. Eventually, you're going to lose allies when you think every fucking criticism is based in racism. Accept valid criticism.

If she is another De Blasio, then FUCK HER. No one gives a shit what color she is if she plans on governing the way his stupid, inept ass has.

by Anonymousreply 2607/28/2020

She is a very very big DeBlasio apologist.....she is a complete cheerleader for this turd of a mayor. Awful choice for the next mayor.

by Anonymousreply 2707/28/2020

in fact* donate

by Anonymousreply 2807/28/2020


I’m voting law and order. This city is turning into a fucking SHITHOLE and I am done playing. In the last 24 hours, two stores that I frequent in my UES neighborhood have been robbed. In the fucking morning. Aggressive panhandlers. Elderly Asians set on fire.

Big Bird DeBlasio and his ilk can kiss my ass.

by Anonymousreply 2907/28/2020

R25, that’s what misogynistic effeminate men do

by Anonymousreply 3007/28/2020

Big Bird would make a better mayor.

by Anonymousreply 3107/28/2020

r29 I'm with you. I'm completely over it. I can't deal with another 18 months of this shit and it's not getting any better.

by Anonymousreply 3207/28/2020

NYC needs a Republican mayor that isn’t a Trump spawn. Junior is just dying to run for mayor.

by Anonymousreply 3307/28/2020


by Anonymousreply 3407/28/2020

The city needs someone who will focus on the struggling economy first and fore,oat. Another progressive and NYC will be RIP.

by Anonymousreply 3507/28/2020

R33, any "Trump" running for office is better off being a carpetbagger in a shithole red city. Let them go run in Tulsa.

by Anonymousreply 3607/28/2020

Something rubs me the wrong way about media people running for government. Too much ability to manipulate the press... well, manipulate it further, I mean.

by Anonymousreply 3707/28/2020

Will she grift millions like Chirlane?

by Anonymousreply 3807/28/2020

I like her, but surely she can afford a better hairstyle.

by Anonymousreply 3907/28/2020

I like her—she’s smart.

Let’s see what policies she supports

by Anonymousreply 4007/28/2020

R25 We have to look all these politicians' ugly mugs gabbing away on the TV news every night. At least they could show us some respect and groom themselves suitably.

by Anonymousreply 4107/28/2020

I was insulted and attacked by many here 2 months ago when I mentioned that NYC was getting dirtier and unsafe. I wish I was wrong with my observations because I have lived here since the 80s and want to continue to be able to live here, but DeBlasio has let the city go to the dogs, criminal dogs that is. It is disgusting what is happening and to have Ms. Wiley on MSNBC apologize for DeBlasio and blame Washington and the local courts for all that is wrong with the city shows me she is not equipped to take over the top city job. She will continue the crap that is called DeBlasio.

by Anonymousreply 4207/29/2020

If DeBlasio is such a horrible mayor, why the hell did he easily win a second term?

by Anonymousreply 4307/29/2020

Because NY Republicans are THAT bad.

by Anonymousreply 4407/29/2020

I love her. Here for it.

by Anonymousreply 4507/29/2020

Of the left wingers she's a moral and intelligent person. I'm impressed by her when I have seen her on news shows. There was one Melber show where the guest (associated somehow with Trump) was beginning to have a real mental breakdown. It was obvious and it appeared he might say something that would get him into legal trouble. She, and Ari to his credit, shut the guy down for his own sake and expressed real human concern for his mental state. I think the news later reported the guy went and got professional help afterwards. So, she's very decent. She was legal counsel I believe in city government which does not make her a DeBlasio person necessarily. Please post some of her supposed DeBlasio defense statements. All that being said I think after DeBlasio's horrible and thoroughly corrupt administration New York needs a moderate Republican. I am registered Libertarian but will most likely vote for such a moderate if on the ticket. But I would definitely give Wiley a look for her intelligence and decency alone.

by Anonymousreply 4607/29/2020

If she actually gets rid of horse carriages and the sale of baby turtles in Chinatown like De Blasio promised, I’ll vote for her.

by Anonymousreply 4707/29/2020

R47, when was the last time you were in a Chinese market? They sell a helluva lot more than baby turtles.

by Anonymousreply 4807/29/2020

Oh gosh ⬆️

by Anonymousreply 4907/29/2020

R25 The moron who called it a weave amuses me most. That's her natural hair and it's what they'll be voting on. Oh and "Law and Order" wink wink

by Anonymousreply 5007/29/2020

I hate DeBlasio but just because he's so ineffectual and namby-pamby, he leans hard into the stereotype of what Democrats are. I am a hardcore Democrat and won't be voting for anyone with any position right of DB but we need somebody strong, forthright, willing to stomp on the faces of the NYPD for one. Fuck those fuckers. I vaguely recognize this woman from MSNBC but if she thinks DB's done a good job that's a strike against her. I really do like Corey Johnson for the most part -- and he doesn't seem to have any patience with the police, which is good -- but I'm not convinced he's tough enough. Which sounds like coded homophobia even as I type it, I recognize. I just think NYC should be able to have a kick-ass mayor, somebody like Gavin Newsom who gets shit done. Why can't we find a fighter?

by Anonymousreply 5107/29/2020

Cory strikes me as a phony. His defunding of the police consisted in moving part of its budget to other departments. Yeah, he's gay but really really phony.

by Anonymousreply 5207/29/2020

I'll be honest: I want a Dem carpetbagger. I dislike every politician in NYC.

by Anonymousreply 5307/29/2020

Another example of a thug being able to walk the streets with a gun and then shooting someone in the stomach after bumping one another in a store which then escalated.

Maya Wiley supported the ending of stop and frisk which kept millions of guns off the streets of NYC. Today the thugs know they can carry any weapon without being checked. The policy should have been modified but not ended. More people of color have died since the end of stop and frisk, thanks DeBlasio and your apologists. You all have blood on your hands. NYC needs law and order, any city of 8 million needs to have the law abiding citizens feeling safe, but right now it is anything but.

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by Anonymousreply 5407/29/2020

R43, I voted to re-elect Big Bird. I’m a lifelong Democrat and the Republican offerings were not palatable: Dietl?Malliotakis? It was a “lesser of two evils” kind of vote (which I’m getting used to, slowly). My first vote for him was enthusiastic. The second, begrudging.

I liked a few things he did, such as Universal Pre-K (although Bloomberg set it up, he just knocked it down) and making lunches in schools free for all (although that is a second-term accomplishment).

His lip service to “people of color” is ridiculous. Oh, he reads some Spanish off a card, so he cares about Latinos. That’s the extent of it. His animosity toward Asians is blatant.

He talks a good game, but I don’t see his appreciation of Black New Yorkers. NYCHA. His secret analingus on developers. His low expectations. The disappearance of nearly $1billion for his wife’s mental illness initiative which would have disproportionately benefited poor black people.

I’d take Bloomberg back in a heartbeat.

by Anonymousreply 5507/29/2020

Same here with Bloomberg. If Guiliani had stayed normal and not turned into the post-9/11 ghoul that he became, even he could beat BdB.

by Anonymousreply 5607/29/2020

Animosity toward Asians?

by Anonymousreply 5707/29/2020

Another MSNBC analyst, Mimi Rocah, is running for district attorney in NY.

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by Anonymousreply 5807/29/2020

[quote] Maya Wiley supported the ending of stop and frisk which kept millions of guns off the streets of NYC. Today the thugs know they can carry any weapon without being checked. The policy should have been modified but not ended.

Every study showed that stop and frisk didn't lead to many gun confiscation, but keep peddling that lie if it makes you feel better.

by Anonymousreply 5907/29/2020

[quote] I’d take Bloomberg back in a heartbeat.

Bloomberg's coddling of the rich and pushing the middle class out of Manhattan is exactly why DeBlasio got elected in the first place.

Bloomberg only cared about you and your neighborhood if you were rich and white.

by Anonymousreply 6007/29/2020

Every study I have read shows stop and frisk kept the idea in the criminals head that they shouldn't walk the streets with weapons. The far left liberal studies may show otherwise but I take from the source.

by Anonymousreply 6107/29/2020

Bring back stop and frisk and supervise it properly. Let the criminals leave their guns at Mamas'.

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by Anonymousreply 6207/29/2020

[quote] DeBlasio has let the city go to the dogs, criminal dogs that is.

Cuomo cut millions of dollars out of NYC's budget. The NY budget is strained after the new tax law sends money from the rich Dem states to the poorer Republican states.

and yet, you blame just DeBlasio because he can't clean the streets?

by Anonymousreply 6307/29/2020

Maya Wiley running for mayor?

I'm cumming as I type.

by Anonymousreply 6407/29/2020

r54 being for stop and frisk tells you all you need to know about r54, the racist fucker

by Anonymousreply 6507/29/2020

She needs to sort out her hair first.

by Anonymousreply 6607/29/2020

Bloomberg screwed everything up. Please don't comment unless you live here.

by Anonymousreply 6707/29/2020

R65 Lot's and lots of people in the projects are for stop and frisk, I guess that makes them racist fuckers too. Name calling shows you cannot make a strong argument on your point of view. Sad 4 U.

by Anonymousreply 6807/29/2020

Lots of rich and middle class types aren't coming back to the city after fleeing. Disaster is coming in commercial real estate not to mention the death of entire industries like entertainment and retail. Next shoe to drop...the city begins laying off cops, firemen, teachers etc.

If the city doesn't elect someone who can deal with the future chaos, it's done. Police brutality and racism aren't close to being the major problems facing New York. I'm not voting for anyone who thinks they are or whose number one issue is bicycle lanes.

by Anonymousreply 6907/29/2020

The mayor will be on on Friday morning as usual. Call in and slap that useless ass.

by Anonymousreply 7007/29/2020

I agree with R69.

by Anonymousreply 7107/29/2020

If the Dems win the US Senate and Presidency, the big cities will get a good size bail out. It won't stop the out of control crime and weapons on the streets. DeBlasio set the city up for criminals to rule and that won't change anytime soon.

by Anonymousreply 7207/29/2020

Stop and frisk is no different than requiring people to wear masks. It’s an infringement on our personal rights, for the good of everyone in our society.

by Anonymousreply 7307/29/2020

Luff huh and huh hair. Stupid bishes who don’t know about Black hair should just sit down, and STFU. You just make yourselves sound ignorant and racist. This is her natural hair and it/she is beautiful, not that either should matter. R46 tells an important story that really did reveal her character. The guest was a despicable Trumptard, was drunk and unraveling, but she was an angel, and far better than he deserved. This woman is also very accomplished and intelligent. Easy “yes” vote.

by Anonymousreply 7407/29/2020

R17 “This could be an example of The Peter Principal.”

Oh Dear.

by Anonymousreply 7507/29/2020

[quote]Another MSNBC analyst, Mimi Rocah, is running for district attorney in NY.

She's a former Assistant USA in the Southern District of New York.

by Anonymousreply 7607/29/2020

Maya Wiley is not what NYC needs at this time. We need someone who can control the criminals and make the streets safe for the average person who goes to work and pays 40% of their income in taxes to pay for all the social service goodies that DeBlasio has been giving away over the past 7 years. The next mayor will have to dismantle some of these overly generous freebies.

by Anonymousreply 7707/29/2020

[quote]'m not voting for anyone who thinks they are or whose number one issue is bicycle lanes.

Don't get me started on that shit. We have fucking lanes where not only are there so few bikes that it was ridiculous to take away a much needed traffic lane -particularly during rush hour- but even the few assholes who use them ignore traffic laws and go through lights when they aren't supposed to. There are specific bike signals and the fuckers ignore it.

When I see a story about some cyclist getting injured, I automatically know it's their fault. I couldn't care less about them. Selfish assholes.

by Anonymousreply 7807/29/2020

Maya Wiley is not going to be a fair and honest mayor. She will take corruption to the highest level with her cronies from the Al Sharpton Action Network.

by Anonymousreply 7907/29/2020

Maya Wiley as Mayor of NYC would block any attempts by the DA's office looking into the corruption and graft of her good friend Chirlane DeBlasio. If you want to see criminals run the streets and loot the taxpayers vote Maya Wiley!

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by Anonymousreply 8007/29/2020

Uh oh! Corey Johnson was already measuring the drapes!

This will split the POC/Gays/Berners/Millennials into pieces!

by Anonymousreply 8107/29/2020

I fail to see how blaming DeBlasio for the city being "unsafe" can be uncoupled from the DISASTROUS Trump administration abandoning us during a PANDEMIC!

You people clearly need to have your heads examined! ANY Republican will reinstitute Rudy's Fascist Police State, and finish us off. NYC remains one of the safest big cities in America unless you're black, then it sucks because the PIGS will murder you in broad daylight and never be held accountable.

Corey Johnson is a sly opportunist, and I'm not sure he would be any better than DeBlasio. He made some huge rookie errors (actually broke the law) when he first ran for office, using campaign money to buy clothes and pay his rent and that of his campaign manager who was an unemployable friend of his at the time. Corey is about Corey, and if he has to read his script to get elected mayor, he will.

by Anonymousreply 8207/29/2020

R82=out of his mind libtard......most people on DL are moderates who want to live in a safe environment and don't want to be taxed excessively to pay for people who are able to work and run the streets terrorizing everyone else.

by Anonymousreply 8307/29/2020

R83, go fuck yourself for using "libtard" alone, because you oddly don't use that shit language considering Trump is a national disgrace and disaster. You're not a "moderate," you're a neocunt.

Having said that, Bill D was shit before the pandemic.

by Anonymousreply 8407/29/2020

[quote] I'm cumming as I type. —Ari Melber


by Anonymousreply 8507/29/2020

Isn't it said Andrew Yang considering a run? I'd vote for him.

by Anonymousreply 8607/29/2020

r83 has never lived in NYC, but visits occasionally so he can complain about it and condemn it with authority.

Yeah, yeah, we know, expensive shoe box apartments, blah, blah, blah.

Go away!

by Anonymousreply 8707/29/2020

Andrew Yang? I'm in.

As long it's not that fucking asshole Jack D.

by Anonymousreply 8807/29/2020

DeBlasio and his wife are the definition of Libtards. If you find them acceptable the shoe fits you as well. Screaming fuck you just shows that the term probably is spot on.

by Anonymousreply 8907/29/2020

No, it is in fact childish to use "libtard." I can't stand them, but when yow know damned well Trump is a fucking failure and you manage not to use "conservatard" (which is equally stupid), then your agenda is clear.

You can go after De Blasio without acting as though he represents every other liberal, because he DOESN'T.

by Anonymousreply 9007/29/2020

DeBlasio is a Libtard, call him what you choose, but that is what he has proven himself to be. Trump is a lot of things, use conservatard if it makes you happy, I don't care.

by Anonymousreply 9107/29/2020

Maya Wiley is a BIG DEBLASIO supporter and would continue in the same manner. She will NEVER EVER get my vote. She must be delusional to think the city wants her to be the next mayor. Or perhaps she likes to raise money and then since there are no campaign audits these days she will pocket a chunk of it.

by Anonymousreply 9207/29/2020

It’s going to be funny when Maya wins.

by Anonymousreply 9307/29/2020

I wonder what Barbra Walters think of NYC today, from her fifth Avenue apartment?

by Anonymousreply 9407/29/2020

I agree, R83, I don't like the terror in New York's streets

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by Anonymousreply 9507/30/2020

DeBlasio gives a pass to the criminals every single day. Maya Wiley has said nothing about how awful the city has become under DeBlasio instead she sings the mayor's praises.

by Anonymousreply 9607/30/2020

Wendy would make a much better Mayor than Madam Wiley.

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by Anonymousreply 9707/30/2020

I hope this guy runs and shows the far left wingers that there is still a voice for putting criminals in jail and a limit to free things from the govt for people who do not want to contribute or be responsible. Only those with true needs, not wants, should get govt help and in very rare cases only should it be a lifetime benefit.

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by Anonymousreply 9807/30/2020

Maya Wiley is going to get so publicly clowned and she will not stand the heat. Her delusional run for mayor will fizzle out the minute she gets any sort of pushback at all whatsoever.

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by Anonymousreply 9907/30/2020

Link to one place where's she's defended DeBlasio. As I said, she's probably not my choice but that statement, repeated here ad nauseum, sounds like a stupid talking point.

by Anonymousreply 10007/30/2020

This lady turd worked for DeBlasio and is very chummy with the grifter wife. Not qualified to be mayor of Hooterville.

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by Anonymousreply 10107/30/2020

If Maya Wiley can show the public she has a real plan to get criminals off the streets and do something about homelessness, then I would be open to voting for her. She has always parroted the DeBlasio message on MSNBC blaming the lack of Federal Govt funding as blame. There is so much money already flowing into NYC govt that a better local system to root out fraud and abusive would free up gazillions to be used to make meaningful change and improvement. I am not sure she has the political strength to even begin this conversation.

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by Anonymousreply 10207/31/2020

Eric Adams is the candidate to watch -- he's bright, well connected, and has Brooklyn wrapped up as Borough president. He's also a good guy.

by Anonymousreply 10307/31/2020

No thank you.

by Anonymousreply 10407/31/2020

What will Maya do about this Bodega Outrage!?

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by Anonymousreply 10507/31/2020

R103 Fox News favorite and former cop Eric Adams is not going to be the nominee.

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by Anonymousreply 10607/31/2020

Maya is a corrupt POS.

by Anonymousreply 10708/01/2020

I'm not clicking on a FOX link. WTF does he mean by "predictable"?

by Anonymousreply 10808/01/2020

Maybe Maya would be best suited as Joe Biden's VP candidtate. The DeBlasios would be thrilled to have one of their own on the inside at the White House.

by Anonymousreply 10908/01/2020
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