Joe Lhota Goes to Bat for De Blasio’s ‘Hippy’ Kids

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"I actually want to applaud the family of Bill de Blasio. What a great family he has and the great children that he has. And I think we should all celebrate his marriage." — Joe Lhota during a call-in town hall, in which a caller said of De Blasio's son Dante and daughter Chiara, "We’re going to have two hippies in the mayor’s office. It’s sickening."