Bloomberg: ‘Look at the Ass on Her’

    NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 24:  New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (L) speaks as National Football League (NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell looks on at a City Hall press conference announcing plans for Super Bowl XLVIII in the region on January 24, 2012 in New York City. The New York/New Jersey region's first Super Bowl will see the creation of a "Super Bowl Boulevard" fan attraction along Broadway in midtown Manhattan.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    Mario Tama

    Cue the angry feminist rants against New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has stolen the show by stealing glances at a woman’s bum in New York magazine’s latest cover story on Christine Quinn, a leading candidate for Bloomie’s position when he leaves office. Writer Jonathan Van Meter paints a picture of Quinn as an ambitious lesbian Democratic city councilwoman in stark contrast to the billionaire, who ignored a compliment about his work on gun control to admire a woman’s derriere at a recent Christmas party. “Look at the ass on her,” he said, and we can almost see him, eyes wide, tongue out, etc. Alas, the biggest takeaway from this great piece on Quinn may end up being that a crafty writer did a good job portraying Bloomberg as a shmuck.

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