Top tweets in New York politics of 2017
These’ll take you back.
Every day, we scour Twitter for the very best tweet to include in First Read Tonight. There are always a ton to choose from, but we’re strict about it – we only select one per day.
Take a look back at 2017 with our 10 favorite political tweets of the year.
19th Century New Yorkers With Silly Names, Ranked— Jon Campbell (@j0ncampbell) April 17, 2017
1. Prosper M. Wetmore
2. Preserved Fish
3. Enos T. Throop
4. Effingham Warner
I'd vote for the reanimated corpse of Attila the Hun himself if he'd fix the current state of the NYC subways.— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) May 30, 2017
Who in Andrew Cuomo's re-election campaign spent $90 at Crocs? And... why?— Nick Reisman (@NickReisman) July 18, 2017
Fun prediction: Gov will intro congestion pricing; powerpoint will explain policy w/ example of driving to/from BK every AM to go to the gym https://t.co/NuYnAQcNsU— Jamison Dague (@JamisonDague) August 7, 2017
I'm seeing a real lack of hot takes about how the cow in Prospect Park is somehow related to @BilldeBlasio's commitment to the Park Slope Y.— erica orden (@eorden) October 17, 2017
“Point at him! Shame on you, shame on you!” - Bill de Blasio yelling at a building. pic.twitter.com/lf6y8dFg9X— Gloria Pazmino (@GloriaPazmino) November 21, 2017
People outside of NYC: TERRORISM!!!!!— Kashana (@kashanacauley) December 11, 2017
New Yorkers: Dude’s a loser with a crappy bomb who’s crowning life achievement is making my train 36 minutes late.