Wednesday Reads: I ❤️ NYCPosted: June 23, 2021 | |
Well, considering we won’t have the actual, final results until sometime in July…here’s the news about Tuesday election in NYC:
Polls are officially closed! Thanks to everyone who voted. Here is an important note regarding unofficial election results! Visit https://t.co/y3JRuS6TiB for the unofficial results for 1st choice results from Early voting and Election Day pic.twitter.com/rYa3cK8f1W— NYC Board of Elections (@BOENYC) June 23, 2021
Let’s all dance in the streets!
Andrew Yang conceded the mayor’s race, saying “I am not going to be the next mayor of New York City, based upon the numbers that have come in tonight.” Follow the live results. https://t.co/W7cH6dXLMR— The New York Times (@nytimes) June 23, 2021
NEW YORK (AP) — Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa wins Republican mayoral primary in New York City.— Jonathan Lemire (@JonLemire) June 23, 2021
Check out this thread:
He lives with 15 cats (rescues) in a studio apartment. He was a manager at a Bronx McDonalds before starting a vigilante group. He's been wearing a red beret since the 1980s. He survived an attempted assassination by John Gotti. Meet the Republican nominee for mayor of New York.— Jill Filipovic (@JillFilipovic) June 23, 2021
The New York City Democratic mayoral primary winner will be determined using ranked-choice voting tabulation, CNN projects. https://t.co/p8kElku8o3— CNN (@CNN) June 23, 2021
Eric Adams had an extremely strong night in the Democratic primary for mayor. It's obviously mathematically possible for Maya Wiley or Kathryn Garcia to catch him in ranked-choice voting next week but he's basically starting the next part of the race with a ten-point lead.— Bob Hardt (@bobhardt) June 23, 2021
As the first NYC-wide election to use ranked choice voting, results may not be fully counted until July. https://t.co/myILi7ZFrU— HuffPost (@HuffPost) June 23, 2021
I’m pulling for Maya:
Meanwhile, in Buffalo:
India Walton became a mom at 14. She later had premie twins that inspired her to be a nurse. From there she became a non-profit exec – and now, she’s likely going to be the first woman mayor of Buffalo, beating a 4 term incumbent. @runforsomething is so proud to be on her team. https://t.co/lc68eJfdgS— Amanda Litman (@amandalitman) June 23, 2021
Not a lot of cartoons today.
tweeting this out again because i made a spelling mistake pic.twitter.com/wQX6T5A1L7— mike luckovich (@mluckovichajc) June 16, 2021
Some other tweets:
The Squad voted against veterans. Performative clowns. https://t.co/keZ68BMP1i— Matt Murphy (@MattMurph24) June 23, 2021
NBC News reports that Speaker Nancy Pelosi has informed the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee that she will create a select committee to study the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Legal expert Elie Mystal joins Joy Reid to discuss. #reiders https://t.co/eXEDepoxCx— The ReidOut (@thereidout) June 23, 2021
New York prosecutors involved in a sweeping probe of the Trump Organization are investigating Matthew Calamari, a former Donald Trump bodyguard who's now a top executive at the former president's company, a person familiar with the matter says. https://t.co/1vHgxUkOjR— MSNBC (@MSNBC) June 23, 2021
New study fails to find any tuna DNA inside Subway tuna sandwich: “We cannot identify the species.” https://t.co/ADSNyeocXB— Complex (@Complex) June 22, 2021
Subway tuna sandwiches do not contain any tuna DNA, say lab tests commissioned by @nytimes.— AJ+ (@ajplus) June 22, 2021
2 customers are suing saying its sandwiches have no tuna, which the company denies. Last year, an Irish court ruled Subway bread has too much sugar to be legally considered bread. pic.twitter.com/HS5Ngqbd6j
The Catholic Church protected a bunch of pedophile priests for years, but they'll deny President Biden communion because he believes Women have a right to Choice?— BrooklynDad_Defiant! (@mmpadellan) June 22, 2021
Make them pay a hypocrisy tax.
I didn’t ask Chris to do all of that 🤷🏾♀️ pic.twitter.com/bTllwsTbb2— Shannon Thornton's Bae (@Suite_Tea) June 18, 2021
Columnist @NickKristof shares the harrowing tale of a woman who was married at age 14 to the 27-year-old rapist who had impregnated her. "I wasn't in love with him. I didn't have a crush on him. I was afraid of him," she said. https://t.co/hmeKZesNqF— New York Times Opinion (@nytopinion) June 19, 2021
This Indonesian town is using an unusual tactic to encourage its reluctant elderly population to get vaccinated ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/7XfiHlXHSL— Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) June 23, 2021
"Despite the genre’s proliferation on streaming platforms and podcast networks, then, it’s unclear whether, and how much, true crime media has changed the way law enforcement conducts investigations or solves crimes." https://t.co/OFkKwdYTWF— News Media Alliance (@newsalliance) June 23, 2021
Shit is crazy Down Under:
Plague of mice that has ravaged vast swathes of eastern Australia forces the evacuation of a prison while authorities repair gnawed electrical wiring and clear dead and decaying mice from walls and ceilings. https://t.co/mcpGrcrs0n— ABC News (@ABC) June 23, 2021
I wanted to end it with a …what the fuck?
This is an open thread.
Have a good day.