Gotbaum and (Most of) the Gang

gotbaum and company Gotbaum and (Most of) the GangHere’s Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum several of the people who want to replace her when she leaves office: John Liu, Bill de Blasio and Jessica Lappin.

The rally was to urge the City Council and mayor to amend the city’s human rights law to expand employment protection to caregivers.

It’s an issue with a lot of support among activists and labor groups.

Politically, it looks like there's at least one unintended consequence of this crowded advocate’s race: Gotbaum, who critics have panned for being inactive, is suddenly popular.