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Old 03-22-2018, 12:09 PM
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Cynthia Nixon Enters Race for New York Governor

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The actress Cynthia Nixon officially jumped into the race for governor of New York on Monday, setting off what promises to be a tumultuous six months as she challenges Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in this year’s Democratic primary.

Ms. Nixon, 51, has never before run for elected office and has chosen a huge undertaking for her first bid: seeking to unseat a two-term incumbent (and son of a three-term governor) who is sitting atop more than $30 million in campaign cash.

The contest will likely become one of the marquee Democratic primaries in the nation, as Ms. Nixon is widely expected to challenge Mr. Cuomo from the political left. Her campaign immediately cast Mr. Cuomo as a “centrist and Albany insider,” and some of her initial rhetoric on inequality echoed Senator Bernie Sanders.

“We are now the most unequal state in the entire country, with both incredible wealth and extreme poverty,” she said in a video posted on Twitter announcing her candidacy.

Splashed across the top of her website are more hints of her campaign’s coming focus. One of the five categories — along with “Meet Cynthia” and “Donate” — is a hashtag: #CuomosMTA, a term used often by critics of the governor for New York’s faltering subway system run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Scenes of her riding the subways are also spliced in her opening ad.
The unfortunate consequence of Trump winning the presidency is that celebrities (very falsely) believe Trump won on his celebrity status and NOT on his business acumen...which is something the newer crop will never have...
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There have been any number of celebrities that have ended up in politics long before Trump.

Schwarzenegger, Reagan, Eastwood, Ventura, Thompson to name a few.

If her platform isn't something the Democrats want, she won't make it out of the starting gate, regardless if it's a Bernie spin off.
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Was she one of the whores on Sex and the City?
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Do these peeps realize how ridiculous they sound?

Sex and the City chick needs to spend more time learnin' how to spell "Ithaca" and less time tellin' us what moronic term she refers to her homosexuality as.

You're a lesbian. Period. Leave it at that and stop tryin' to be unique.

New York governor candidate Cynthia Nixon self-identifies as 'queer,' not as a lesbian, spokeswoman says

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Cynthia Nixon has been frequently referenced in the press as trying to become New York’s first lesbian governor -- but the actress-turned-politician does not actually self-identify as a lesbian, instead considering herself as queer, according to campaign spokeswoman Lauren Hitt.

Speaking to the New York Daily News, Hitt noted that the frequent descriptions of Nixon as a lesbian were incorrect, but declined to discuss further why Nixon identifies as a queer rather than as a lesbian or as bisexual.

“It’s personal,” Hitt said of the choice.
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Pass it now and we'll figure out how to pay for it later.

If this isn't pure liberalism I don't know what is.

Cynthia Nixon on getting single-payer health care in New York: 'Pass it and then figure out how to fund it'

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In her quest to become New York’s next governor, Cynthia Nixon has advocated for a single-payer health care system in the state – something studies have shown would be a costly endeavor.

The proposed New York Health Act (NYHA), which would establish universal health care for everyone in the state, including undocumented immigrants, would require the state’s tax revenue to increase by about 156 percent by 2022, according to a study by the RAND Corp. But it also found state spending on total health care under NYHA would be slightly lower – about 3 percent – by 2031 than under the current system.

Nixon recently told the New York Daily News editorial board she did not yet have a plan to pay for single-payer.

“Pass it and then figure out how to fund it,” Nixon said.
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She lost. Guess ya need more to be governor than just bein' a liberal lesbian actress on a crappy tv show.
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Cool. The world is changing.
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Have y'all seen her man/woman/thing?

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