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After Comptroller Tom DiNapoli photoshopped a wizard’s hat onto Republican opponent Harry Wilson in a campaign mailer, we asked Wilson yesterday in Sayville whether he’d be adopting the costume for Halloween trick-or-treating Sunday night.
“I don’t have a wizard hat,” Wilson said. “But I was thinking about going as Tom DiNapoli and asking my two oldest daughters, have one go as a tax increase and the other as pension fund mismanagement, you know, they’d be my two most precious possessions if I’m Tom DiNapoli.”
This prompted us to ask DiNapoli spokesman Eric Sumberg if DiNapoli would be dressed up for trick-or-treating activities in Great Neck, where he lives.
“We will be a hedge fund walking around as a shrub picking money from people’s pocket,” Sumberg said in what we think is a reference to Wilson’s Wall Street past. “We hope that Harry will wear the wizard hat on Halloween.”
This seemed like a good opportunity to ask a few other statewide candidates about their Halloween plans.