Third Point's Loeb Apologizes, Deletes Facebook Incendiary Post About Stewart-Cousins

Third Point's Loeb Apologizes, Deletes Facebook Incendiary Post About Stewart-Cousins

Third Point's Loeb Apologizes, Deletes Facebook Incendiary Post About Stewart-Cousins

The last comment appeared to be in reference to the Ku Klux Klan, a white supremacist group in the United States that was notorious in the past for persecuting non-whites and murdering civil rights activists. "Thank God for Jeff Klein and those who stand for educational choice and support Charter funding that leads to economic mobility and opportunity for poor knack kids", it read.

Loeb, founder of hedge fund Third Point and whose net worth is estimated by Forbes at $3.2 billion, has since taken down the comments from his Facebook page.

The Loeb controversy comes at an interesting time. "I dissociate myself from such statements". Jeff Klein leads the breakaway Independent Democrats, or IDC, which has a coalition with Republicans for control of the upper house.

Billionaire hedge fund manager Dan Loeb apologized after writing a racial insult on Facebook about a black state senator, The New York Times reported.

On Thursday, Cuomo's spokesperson described Loeb's comments as "entirely inappropriate" and lacking a "place in the public discourse".

Loeb also serves as the chairman of the Success Academy charter school network board of directors.

Calls to Mr. Loeb's office and home and an email to his company's public-relations representative were not immediately returned or answered.

Top state officials on Friday condemned a Facebook comment from wealthy hedge fund manager and major political donor Daniel Loeb in which he said the state Senate Democratic minority leader, who is African-American, has done "more damage to people of color than anyone who has ever donned a hood".

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"In 2017 it is outrageous and offensive that this type of language is used by someone with such wide political influence", Murphy said in a statement.

Enter Daniel Loeb, a Manhattan businessman who has unloaded more than $1 million into the state's political system over the past 15 or so years.

A hedge fund manager and prominent political donor made a racial remark in reference to a black Democrat leader in NY, saying she has done "more damage to people of color than anyone who has ever donned a hood". Simcha Felder, a Democrat who actually caucuses with the GOP. "I regret the language I used in expressing my passion for educational choice", he said in a statement.

Andrea Stewart-Cousins is the African-American leader of the state Senate Democrats.

But many Democrats and their allies were still angry Friday.

Loeb's remarks drew swift condemnation. Stewart-Cousins was unavailable for comment Friday, but she is expected to be at the rally Monday. "Pls ask your dawgs to stop!" Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D-Yonkers), who opposes a broad expansion of charter schools, has "done more damage to people of color than anyone who has ever donned a hood".

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