Bill de Blasio: New Joe Lhota ad is 'disgusting, inappropriate and divisive'

With just over two weeks before Election Day, and leading by more than 40 percent in the polls, you might think New York City mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio would be more relaxed.

Instead, he surprised many during Tuesday’s debate – the first to be televised – by aggressively taking on his opponent, Republican Joe Lhota. De Blasio was just as spirited the day after, blasting a brand new ad from Lhota that depicts New York as a city on the brink of lawlessness, poised to go over if de Blasio is elected.

TheGrio sat down with de Blasio to discuss Lhota’s ad, his debate performance, plans for the city and his vision for effective policing after Stop and Frisk.

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Donovan X. Ramsey