New Yorker. It’s what residents of the Empire State have long called themselves.
So it’s probably no surprise that a Democrat hoping to win a primary next year and then unseat GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik in New York’s 21st Congressional District drew some mockery Friday when he referred to the state’s voters as “New Yorkians.”
“While Elise Stefanik is focused on starting culture wars, I’m focused on helping everyday New Yorkians,” candidate Matt Putorti posted on Twitter on Friday morning.
A short time later, Stefanik responded to the Christmas gift by posting a Christmas card to her constituents.
“Merry Christmas New YorkERS!” Stefanik wrote. “Sending you peace, love, and joy this holiday season.”
The post was…