New York Democrat’s Childish Rationale On Term Limits

In a recent Staten Island Advance interview, Democratic candidate Vincent Gentile said he was unsure of the need for term limits. This is a far cry from Gentile’s record and rhetoric on extending term limits, which he decried and voted against before he took advantage of them.

In fact, Gentile’s rationale for running for a newly allowed third term on the City Council was:

“After everybody got the third term, then I didn’t want to be the only one not to have the third term, so I ran. But I felt that extension of term limits should be by referendum.”

Clearly, strong convictions and leadership on an issue like term limits is something Gentile will bring to the table. Not.temper-tantrum-o1