‘Stop buying this rag:’ Mayoral candidates react to a ‘New York Post’ cartoon

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The four major Democratic candidates for mayor denounced a New York Post cartoon depicting the sex life of Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray, who was revealed last week to have written an essay 33 years ago titled "I am a lesbian."

The candidates appeared at Al Sharpton's National Action Network on Saturday morning (before "Saturday Night Live" made a reference to the de Blasios in the "Weekend Update" segment). Here's some video from the Sharpton event.

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn: "The post cartoon is the worst."

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City Comptroller John Liu: "Stop buying this rag."

Former city comptroller Bill Thompson: "How could they do this to a family?"

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio to the New York Post: "Leave my wife alone, leave my children alone."