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Smikle and 'Cllinton'

Wednesday, September 08, 2010 - 01:00 PM

Basil Smikle with Hillary Clinton (Azi Paybarah / WNYC)

Two things stand out in this campaign flyer from State Senate candidate Basil Smikle.

The first is that it features his old boss, Hillary Clinton. She's popular in the Harlem and West Side district where Smikle is trying to oust fellow Democrat Bill Perkins. But Clinton is a sitting Secretary of State, and top White House officials usually avoid appearing in political, partisan campaign literature. (Clinton is also prominently featured on Rep. Carolyn Maloney's campaign site.)

The other thing, of course, is the spelling of her name.

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Comments [2]

Guest

Another fantastic piece of lit from Bill Lynch Associates. What a joke!

Sep. 10 2010 04:34 AM
Heywood

So much for Charter Schools.

Sep. 09 2010 04:05 AM

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