For as much fun as the country has had coming up with headlines and campaign slogans featuring the name “Weiner,” it took a special effort for New York mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio to come up with something that could compete. How about #GoWithTheFro? Who doesn’t love his son Dante’s epic mane?
— Brian (@Principat0) August 24, 2013
It’s not the first time a hairstyle has been part of a political campaign, but at least John “Silky Pony” Edwards was running on the strength of his own locks.
— Russell Drew (@RussOnPolitics) August 27, 2013
I can't remember is Dante or Bill running for Mayor? #gowiththefro
— (((Harry Enten))) (@ForecasterEnten) August 27, 2013
— Enter the Brascoverse (@WesterbergHS89) August 27, 2013
The New York Times found itself unwittingly stepping into controversial territory with its description of Dante’s afro as “oversize.”
— Neil Freeman (@fitnr) August 27, 2013