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Worst Campaigning Trend
The Food Stamp Challenge
If the only way you can gain empathy for economically underprivileged people is to publicly go on food stamps, all the while declaring that eating so cheaply is barely tolerable, then maybe you aren’t naturally empathetic enough to be a public servant.
Lightest Slap on the Wrist
To review: if you spend years systematically harassing and intimidating female staffers, you can still run for City Council; you just can’t head up the entire Democratic party. Huh.
Saddest Loss By The Smallest Margin
Back in October, he lost his bid for Democratic District leader by just 19 votes. Nineteen! If you live in Fort Greene, Greenpoint, or Williamsburg and forgot to vote, we hope you feel guilty to this day.