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January 3, 2014 11:04 am

De Blasio ‘Very Comfortable’ With Description of NYC as ‘Plantation’ at Inauguration

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New York Mayor-elect Bill De Blasio (center), with wife Chirlane McCray (left) and their two children. Photo: WikiCommons.

New York Mayor-elect Bill De Blasio (center), with wife Chirlane McCray (left) and their two children. Photo: WikiCommons.

Politicker – Mayor Bill de Blasio today defended the controversial comments made by many of his inauguration speakers, including one cleric who described New York City as a “plantation.”

“I am very comfortable with everyone’s remarks yesterday and I think the ceremony represented the positive aspiration of New Yorkers for a more just city,” he told reporters today after swearing in his new Police Commissioner, Bill Bratton, at a ceremony at 1 Police Plaza.

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