I think I mentioned in an earlier post what some of the hatred for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's wife was all about. Hint: It isn't the fact that she matriculated at Wellesley College.
Anyway, there is a controversy in New York about what the Mayor's wife wore to the funeral of one of the officers who was shot and killed in the line of duty a little over a couple of weeks ago.
"Today, Chirlane McCray and City Hall were forced into the unusual situation of having to defend a pantsuit.
During the funeral of Officer Wenjian Liu, who was shot along with another cop by a mentally ill gunman, observers noticed that McCray, the wife of embattled New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, was wearing pants that looked like artfully faded denim jeans. And given that the NYPD blamed de Blasio’s statements about cops unfairly targeting black men for causing the Liu’s death, this did not go over well. So they turned into the fashion police.
“We found it disrespectful,” a Queens cop told the New York Daily News, saying that the image was making the rounds among the NYPD.
It also made the rounds of the internet, prompting responses like this: