Brooklyn County Leader Fumes at Health Question

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 09:32 AM

After leaving last night's meeting of the Brooklyn Democratic County Organization, Assemblyman Dov Hikind told reporters that the County Leader, Vito Lopez's health was declining.

Before the meeting concluded, Brooklyn Paper had reported that Lopez is telling allies he has cancer.

When Lopez emerged from the meeting, he took a few questions. When asked about his health, Lopez asked a reporter "who are you" and "are you well?"

"That is like an outrageous request," Lopez fumes.

Later, he's heard referring to this New York Post reporter, as "a real sick lady."

Technical note: my videography is completely amateurish.


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Comments [3]

Azi Paybarah

Thank you.

Sep. 22 2010 09:24 AM

i dont see how lopez is fuming? you media people are a disgrace..

Sep. 22 2010 08:27 AM

The re-election of Lopez is gift from "the gods" he is the "NEW" Espada and the Democ"RATS" are going to pay a heavy price at the polls.Before there was the “Oracle at Delphi” there was Count Vampire J. MachiavelliVJ Machiavelli www.vjmachiavelli.blogspot.comJUST say NO to the Democ"RAT"ic Cover Up Gangof Schumer, Cuomo, DiNapoli, and there "WATACHDOG AG"

Sep. 21 2010 06:47 PM

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