Bill de Blasio, fresh off his overwhelming victory last week, marched in today’s Veterans Day parade as the newly-minted mayor-elect, greeting a bevy of fans and the occasional heckler on Fifth Avenue.
Mr. de Blasio, the son of a World War II veteran, began the morning speaking at a Veterans Day wreath laying ceremony at Madison Square Park and then set off on the march, where he was greeted by a mostly eager crowd. Along the route, he stopped–occasionally to a policeman’s chagrin–to shake hands with admirers. But a few individuals also loudly booed the Democrat from the sidelines–although that didn’t slow down the next mayor’s stride. Read More