As Twitchy told you yesterday, members of the BuzzFeed News Union got the brush-off from BuzzFeed execs who didn’t seem all that interested in recognizing their union.

Well, today, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is inserting himself into the controversy — whether BuzzFeed likes it or not:

Memo to Bill de Blasio: You’re a thug. Thanks for reminding us.


Some mayor.

For what it’s worth, BuzzFeed doesn’t seem persuaded by de Blasio’s threats:

Oh, snap!

Seriously, good on them. Bill de Blasio is begging to be taken down a notch or ten. With any luck, this’ll take him down an eleventh: