Well, I was rooting for Christine Quinn when I thought she was the best candidate with an actual chance of winning. But now that the Democratic mayoral primary (aka the mayor's race) has morphed into the 2010 GOP presidential primary -- minus the homophobia, misogyny, anti-immigrant rhetoric and race-baiting -- I couldn't be happier that lefty favorite Bill de Blasio is suddenly out front. Only in New York City could a straight white man be the most liberal candidate against a lesbian, a Jew, an Asian, and an African American! Still wish he had a little more charisma -- and you know how much I hate to admit Cynthia Nixon was right about everything -- but this city of progressives hasn't had an appropriate leader in decades. Let's see if his lead sticks. Read HERE.