An interested reader emails this flier that was being distributed in Jackson Heights yesterday, urging people to support Hiram Monserrate because he opposes same-sex marriage.
“Let’s Vote NO to Immorality, and YES for the Defender of Our Christian Principles,” the flier says.
Monserrate has always characterized himself as a progressive Democrat, but defended this not-progressive Read More
It wasn’t the physical confrontation I’d come to expect, but when Hiram Monserrate meandered in front of Jose Peralta’s campaign office yesterday, things got interesting. And loud.
Remember that anti-Hiram Monserrate flier I posted earlier, which features a photo of the former state senator being arrested and points to a web site that has video from the night he assaulted his girlfriend?
The flier doesn’t say who paid for it, but I asked a spokesperson for Monserrate’s campaign opponent, Jose Peralta, Read More
Here’s the script Planned Parenthood’s Political Action Committee is using in their phone banks for the special State Senate election happening this coming Tuesday, in which Jose Peralta faces Hiram Monserrate, who was recently expelled from the same Senate seat.
The script says Monserrate was “convicted of domestic abuse against his girlfriend.”
Hello, is_____________________ there? Read More
Here’s Jose Peralta’s new television ad, which is already running on NY1.
It features footage of the surveillance tape showing Hiram Monserrate dragging his girlfriend out of an apartment building the night he said he accidentally broke a glass against her face. The objective is pretty clear.
Also: the narrator of the ad also Read More
Cynthia Nixon, a.k.a. Miranda from Sex and the City, stars in a new ad from Fight Back, the pro-same-sex marriage P.A.C. that is making Hiram Monserrate their number-one target right now. Monserrate, who was just expelled from his State Senate seat, is running in the March 16 special election in an effort to get Read More
Hiram Monserrate got in trouble recently for poaching Barack Obama’s slogan and logo.
Now, on his web site, Monserrate features not only a picture of former Mayor David Dinkins–who has not endorsed anyone in this race–but also a two-year-old campaign video featuring Bryan Pu-Folkes, a local activist who no longer supports Monserrate.
I Read More
Here’s an anti-Jose Peralta flier making it’s way around the district, noting that he is supportive of same-sex marriage.
“Jose Peralta voted 3 times for the gay marriage bill,” the flier says.
This is the third flier for this race I’ve seen today.
Opposing same-sex marriage is one of Hiram Monserrate’s main arguments Read More
And, for balance, here’s some pro-Hiram Monserrate literature being handed out in Jackson Heights. It features a knock-off not only of Barack Obama’s slogan, but his logo.
One thing that caught my eye was the fact that the flier touts Monserrate’s support for Elmhurst Hospital–one he avoided going to one at least one Read More
Here’s a flier that is circulating in Jackson Heights, featuring a photo of Hiram Monserrate the night he was arrested for an incident involving his girlfriend and a broken glass.
The flier doesn’t say who paid for it, but the back refers you to a web site that is dedicated to depicting Monserrate Read More