What the hex? Dems in court fight over NY ‘voodoo’ mural

nyvoodoo0105
Photo: New York Daily News

Democrats really will believe about anything.

The woman widely expected to be the next City Council speaker in the Big Apple has been hit with a $1 million lawsuit by a challenger in September’s Democratic primary that claims Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito put a hex on her by putting a cursed cock cartoon on her building.

gwengoodwin0105
Gwen Goodwin

According to the New York Post, Gwen Goodwin – who came in last in a six-candidate field in the Sept. 10 vote – has filed court papers accusing Mark-Viverito of having a voodoo spell painted on the apartment building Goodwin has lived in since 1997.

Mark-Viverito spearheaded a city effort last summer called Los Muros Hablan (“the walls speak”), which had murals celebrating Latino culture painted on walls throughout the city. One of those walls belonged to Eastside Managers Associates – Goodwin’s landlord.

The five-story image of a cock’s head severed from its body is just below Goodwin’s apartment. The lawsuit claims the image and placement were intentional.

“According to neighbors of Puerto Rican and other backgrounds, in the Caribbean culture, this constituted a curse and a death threat, as a swastika or a noose would symbolize typically to many Jews or African-Americans,” the lawsuit claims, according to the Post.

melissamark-viverito0105
Melissa Mark-Viverito

And the bodiless less cock performed its fowl play, Goodwin’s lawsuit claims: after the mural was complete, Goodwin developed a blood clot in her foot and a close friend started “acting crazy,” she told the Post.

Then she got skunked in the primary, which Mark-Viverito won handily. (It was one of those New York elections where the Democratic primary is all that matters.)

It’s odd to even type these words, in the United States of America, in the year 2014. But for the record, Mark-Viverito denies placing a voodoo spell on her rival by using a city project to have a five-story tall, bodiless cock’s head painted on Goodwin’s apartment building.

Do you believe her?

DONATE TO BIZPAC REVIEW

Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!

Success! Thank you for donating. Please share BPR content to help combat the lies.

Comment

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.

PLEASE JOIN OUR NEW COMMENT SYSTEM! We love hearing from our readers and invite you to join us for feedback and great conversation. If you've commented with us before, we'll need you to re-input your email address for this. The public will not see it and we do not share it.

Latest Articles