Tag Archives: Hofstra

Jimmy McMillan video goes viral: one million plus views

The Daily Beast has posted a video from the 2010 Hofstra NY Governor Debate with highlights of Jimmy McMillan’s comments. The video now shows as having 1,086,121 views since the debate Monday evening.

The video comments read:

October 18, 2010 — In a debate expected to be dominated by top New York governor candidates Andrew Cuomo and Carl Paladino, Jimmy McMillan of the Rent Is Too Damn High Party provided the fireworks.

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NY Governor Debate: Minor Party Candidates Steal The Show

All seven ballot-qualified candidates for New York Governor appeared Monday evening at the Hofstra Gubernatorial Debate in Hempstead, Long Island, New York. The third party candidates in the race are: Charles Barron (Freedom Party); Kristin Davis (Anti-Prohibition Party); Howie Hawkins (Green Party); Jimmy McMillan (Rent is too Damn High Party); and Warren Redlich (Libertarian Party)

Below are two good write-ups about the debate:

Press Connects/Greater Binghamton published a story on October 18, 2010 titled, “Debate: Minor-party candidates steal show from Cuomo, Paladino”

A quote from the article, “The debate also provided plenty of entertainment, with several of the minor-party candidates aiming barbs at the Republican and Democratic candidates who, in turn, largely ignored them…”

The second piece was highlighted at Ballot Access News:

The New Republic published the story “NY Gubernatorial Debate: More Fringe Candidates, Please!”Read more ...

Opinion from the blogosphere: The Real Face-offs in the 10/18/10 NY Guv Debate

Below is an opinion piece by Ian Wilder, my co-blogger at onthewilderside.com -KW

OK, the corporate media keep playing up the face-off between Republican governor candidate Carl Paladino and Democratic governor candidate Andrew Cuomo like it is some kind of WWE event. I realize that they are their boys, but someone’s gotta point out that not only isn’t this Connecticut, but you couldn’t slip a Koch family contribution between their economic austerity plans.… Read more ...

In NY: Six Way Governor Debate Announced

[Update 10/7/10 at 10:44pm: All seven candidates have now confirmed their participation.]

(excerpt from) A Business Wire press announcement:

October 07, 2010 04:34 PM Eastern Daylight Time
News 12, Newsday, and Hofstra University Partner to Bring the First Gubernatorial Debate to New York

On Television, the Cable-Exclusive Event Will Air Live on News 12 on Monday, October 18 at 7:00 PM


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