Rangers followers bathe Kathy Hochul with boos at Madison Sq. Backyard

Gov. Kathy Hochul was met with loud jeers as she donned a New York Rangers jersey for the ceremonial puck drop earlier than the group’s Tuesday evening dwelling recreation towards the Anaheim Geese. 

The refrain of jeers rang down from the rafters as Hochul walked to heart ice to kick off the sport and she or he was launched over the PA.

The state’s first feminine governor was honored as a part of “Girls’s Empowerment Night time” on the Backyard, announcers instructed followers over the loudspeaker, according to footage shared to social media.

Blowback additionally adopted on Twitter, with some saying the response was as a result of governor’s since-revoked statewide masks mandate, issued because the COVID-19 Omicron variant surged.

“Democrats stuffing stupidity down the throats of sports activities fan’s denied entry. Bear in mind who didn’t allow you to stay life,” one individual tweeted.

Others blamed the rotten reception on male chauvinism.

Governor Kathy Hochul leaves the ice after dropping the ceremonial first puck.
Gov. Kathy Hochul was booed when she appeared on the ice for the ceremonial puck drop earlier than Tuesday evening’s recreation.
Bruce Bennett/Getty Pictures
Governor of New York Kathy Hochul is booed again as she leaves the ice
Hochul was honored as a part of Madison Sq. Backyard’s “Girls’s Empowerment Night time.”
Robert Sabo for the NY POST
Governor of New York Kathy Hochul is booed as she enters.
Hochul was additionally booed as she exited the MSG ice.
for the NY POST

“Misogyny is alive and nicely in nyc,” one individual wrote on Twitter.

The icy greeting was not indicative of the Democrat’s standing within the polls. Hochul held a commanding lead amongst declared major candidates in her bid to carry onto the workplace in November.

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Most Popular

To Top