Chronically Late Bill de Blasio Scooped by Press Release

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 04: New York City Mayoral candidate Bill De Blasio speaks to campaign volunteers in a public housing village on November 4, 2013 in the Queens borough of New York City. De Blasio is considered the strong frontrunner as New York City voters go to the polls tomorrow to vote for the next mayor. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images) Photo: John Moore/Getty Images

If Bill de Blasio wanted to be the first to announce that Goldman Sachs executive Alicia Glen would be his deputy mayor for housing and economic development, he should have started his press conference on time. While the mayor-elect kicked off Monday's event half an hour late, the Daily News reports that the "always-punctual" Partnership for New York City released a statement praising the yet-to-be announced appointment right on time. We don't know why @HowLateWasBdB was deleted, but it wasn't for lack of material.