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Garcia for Mayor

Posted 6/3/21

A month ago, languishing in the mid-single-digits in the few mayoral polls that had been conducted, Kathryn Garcia did a campaign ad, standing in a red booth, wearing a white T-shirt. Outlining some of her plans, she pulled a black leather jacket off a hook, put on protective glasses and declared, "For the last 14 years, I've been New York City's crisis manager, from pumping out water during Hurricane Sandy to delivering a million meals a day during the pandemic." 

Abruptly, a large pane of glass shattered and Ms. Garcia stepped out of the booth and into the shards, flicked a piece of glass off her jacket and said, "When there's a crisis, sometimes you gotta break glass to solve it."

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