Christine Quinn – Selected For My – Idiot Of The Week Award

Source: NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn asks NYU to evict Chick-fil-A
August 01, 2012 NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn asks NYU to evict Chick-fil-A. {What an Idiot!}

New York politician claims she was just speaking as a private citizen when she tried to run Chick-fil-A out of town, but she used her official letterhead and even invoked her position as City Council speaker to apply pressure on the embattled chicken chain.

Christine Quinn a New York City Council Speaker who has mayoral aspirations, sent a letter to New York University president John Sexton asking the school to immediately end their contract with the fast food restaurant (Chick-fil-A). The Atlanta based company’s sole New York City outlet is in the school’s food court.

Quinn said “Let me be clear I do not want establishments in my city that hold such discriminatory views,” Quinn, an open lesbian who recently married her longtime partner, also wrote in the letter. “We are a city that believes our diversity is our greatest strength and we will fight anything and anyone that runs counter to that.

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