As previously reported, Cynthia Nixon is running for Governor of New York.
As has also been reported a long time ago, Cynthia Nixon is a lesbian.
What does this latter fact have to do with this former fact?
Nothing at all, really.
But try telling that to Former City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.
In an interview with The New York Post, Quinn made it clear that still holds a grudge against Nixon for endorsing Bill de Blasio over her in the the 2013 Democratic primary for mayor.
“I’m surprised by this race. It’s a flight of fancy on her part,” Quinn said of Nixon’s confirmation on Monday that she would take on Andrew Cuomo in the September 13 Democratic primary.
That’s a fair assessment on Quinn’s part.
Most folks out there were taken aback by Nixon’s announcement.
But Quinn wasn’t done.
She added the following:
“Cynthia Nixon was opposed to having a qualified lesbian become mayor of New York City. Now she wants an unqualified lesbian to be the governor of New York.
“You have to be qualified and have experience. She isn’t qualified to be the governor.”
Quinn, as you may have surmised by that quote, is an open lesbian just like Nixon.
What does this have to do with Nixon’s candidacy? It’s unclear.
All that’s evident here is just how bitter Quinn is over Nixon’s decision five years ago to back someone else for New York City Mayor.
“She’s an accomplished actress, a supporter of political causes and that’s a good thing,” Quinn said in this same interview, adding:
“Participating in rallies is important. But she’s never run an organization.
“Being an actress and celebrity doesn’t make you qualified for public office. This is a time to move away from celebrity and toward progressive leadership.”
There’s an actual critique!
There’s still little substance behind it, of course, as one would ideally attack a …read more
Source:: The Hollywood Gossip