Although he faced more than 20 years after being convicted on 20 counts of bribery, tax evasion, and wire fraud earlier this year, former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin today landed an even decade. Prosecutors had recommended 15 years, citing 22 lies in Nagin’s testimony, “a performance that can only be summed up by his astounding unwillingness to accept any responsibility,” but the judge said she decided to “to downward depart from these guidelines” because Nagin was no criminal mastermind. The face of the city during Hurricane Katrina, Nagin said, “I’m trusting God is going to work all this out.”
As far as I can tell, DeBlasio’s pitch is: Vote for me if you like Elizabeth Warren’s policies, but want somebody more annoying.
The audience asks a really good question: should we be realist or idealist in foreign policy?
Beto: Trump is bad
De Blasio: My dad was tragically injured in the army.
Bill de Blasio makes an extremely convincing candidate for mayor of Takoma Park, Maryland
DeBlasio has a relative for every occasion
they way bill de blasio talks honestly seems conjured out of an aaron sorkin fever dream
[I think de Blasio is having a good night] based solely on him making enough noise to get noticed, which for him, on this stage, is a kind of victory).