Mayor Bloomberg Always Did See Himself As a Carrie

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Many of the thousands of gay-marriage supporters who rallied in midtown yesterday came away from the experience feeling positive about the chances for Governor Paterson's same-sex marriage bill, which only needs six more votes to pass through the Senate. But Mayor Bloomberg, who told the crowd that he believed "this is the year we can make history," had a different reason to be happy. See that face he's making? That's the expression a 67-year-old man makes when a long-held dream comes true.

Gay marriage battle draws huge rallies for and against; Mayor Bloomberg senses 'history' in making [NYDN]