ACORN’s former leader is back on top.
Bertha Lewis played critical behind-the-scenes roles in the victorious Democratic primary campaigns of both Bill de Blasio for mayor and Kenneth Thompson for Brooklyn district attorney, The Post has learned.
“We’re baacccck. The right wing will have to deal with it,” Lewis chuckled.
Lewis, a co-founder of the Working Families Party, was an early backer and adviser to de Blasio.
ACORN’s successor group, New York Communities for Change, endorsed de Blasio for mayor in early spring, and a Lewis protege, NYCC field director Harold Miller, helped run de Blasio’s field operation.
So it was no surprise that Lewis stood behind de Blasio during his primary night victory speech last Tuesday.
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