Christine Quinn, left foot back, your slam-the former “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon (right) jumped in as “unqualified lesbian” to Nixon in the democratic race for Governor of New York on Tuesday.
Christine Quinn, the openly gay former speaker of the New York City Council, is to be done on foot, slam-the former “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon as “unqualified lesbian” after Nixon jumped into the democratic race for Governor of New York.
“To be clear, Cynthia Nixon identity has no impact on your candidacy, and it was not suggesting my intention to have it. I would like to be aware of that. I would never criticize someone because of your identity,” Quinn tweeted Tuesday.
To be clear, Cynthia Nixon identity has no impact on your candidacy, and it was not suggesting my intention to have it. I would like to be aware of that. I would never criticize someone because of their identity. 1/4
— Christine Quinn (@chriscquinn) March 20, 2018
On Monday, Quinn, one of the supporters of the incumbent democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Nixon is not your back up beat for the mayor of New York. She should be elected, Nixon, and both the first female Governor and the first openly gay Governor in the history of the state.
“Cynthia Nixon has become, in contrast to a qualified lesbian mayor of New York City,” Quinn, the New York Post told. “You want to be a full lesbian, the Governor of New York.”
“SEX AND THE CITY’ STAR CYNTHIA NIXON CHALLENGE ANDREW CUOMO IN THE RACE FOR GOVERNOR, NY
Nixon’s challenge to Cuomo provides a fascinating September 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”.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Alex Pappas is a political reporter at FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.