Cynthia Nixon embraces ‘unqualified lesbian’ label in New York gubernatorial run

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Actress Cynthia Nixon to run for New York met

The former “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon took to proclaim to Twitter to to run your plan for the New York Governor. The actress will challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the democratic primary in September.

Former Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon is the last politician who, in turn, a critic disparagingly slam into a rallying cry for the Fans.

Nixon’s Democratic campaign for Governor of New York is now selling the buttons online that say, “Unqualified to be a lesbian.”

This comes after Christine Quinn, the former speaker of the New York City Council, and one of the supporters of the incumbent democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the formulation to criticize Nixon, at the beginning of this month.

Quinn, who is openly gay, finally, ran again with the instructions. But Nixon is now trying to capitalize on the dig.

“‘Unqualified lesbian” is an oxymoron,” Nixon wrote on Instagram on Wednesday. “Get your button to show your support for our campaign today.”

“Unqualified lesbian” is an oxymoron. Get your button to show your support for our campaign today. —> (link in bio)

A post shared from Cynthia Nixon (@Cynthia Nixon) on Mar 27, 2018 at 12:24 PM PDT

Nixon is not the first politician to employ this strategy.

During the 2016 campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump and his followers began to themselves as “deplorables” after Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Trump called the base a “basket full of deplorables.”


Similarly, the Massachusetts sen. Elizabeth Warren and her feminist advocates co-opted the expression “nevertheless, she insisted,” according to the Senate majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, used the expression to complain about her behavior in the Senate, while the attorney General Jeff Sessions ” confirmation battle.

In New York, Nixon’s challenge to Cuomo is a fascinating September provides Democratic primary pitting actors and liberal activists against a two-term incumbent with a $30 million war chest and possible presidential ambitions.race

“We want to work our government back,” Nixon said in a video announcing her candidacy. “In the health sector, the completion of the massive lock up, fix our broken U-Bahn.”

She added, “We are sick of politicians who care more about headlines and about us.”

Nixon has given in recent months to lead speeches and interviews calling on Democrats National “blue” in the year 2018 and to carve out ” a strong, progressive liberal identity rather as an “anti-Trump-party”.

Fox News’ Alex Pappas and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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