Longtime radio host and Guardian Angel Curtis Sliwa announced on his radio show this morning that he will be undergoing surgery for prostate cancer, and the first person to call him and wish him a speedy recovery was Staten Island Republican councilman James Oddo.
“You are part of the fabric of this city,” he told Sliwa. “You are in institution in New York City. You are liking smoking in bars in New York City. You are like smoking in parks in New York City. You are like the trans fat in our Danish.”
Oddo conceded that these may not be the best comparisons, and urged Sliwa to avoid watching the moyle episode of “Seinfeld.”
Finally, Oddo weighed in on the state health department’s efforts to regulate wiffle ball.
“They will pry that sweet golden plastic bat from my cold dead hands,” the councilman said.
You can listen for yourself here.