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De Blasio's 'Close Friend,' Bertha Lewis, Formerly of ACORN...

 H/T Fox Nation

H/T Fox Nation

(NY TIMES) --  A close friend, Bertha Lewis, recalled first meeting Mr. de Blasio in the late 1990s, when the future mayor was a federal housing administrator assigned to work with poor and working-class New Yorkers struggling to afford their homes.

Ms. Lewis was skeptical — government officials, in her experience, were not good listeners — but was impressed to see Mr. de Blasio’s intuitive ease while speaking with a group of older black women at a forum.

“A woman would say, ‘Do you understand, young man?’ And Bill said, “Yes, ma’am,’ ” Ms. Lewis recalled. “Do you know what that little, tiny cultural thing meant?” Read more via The New York Times...

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