Jeff Gottlieb, the Forest Hills man who entered the NY-6 Democratic Primary to much consternation from some parties, has already bailed on the race, according to the Daily Politics.
He will be replaced by Stephen Green, a lawyer from Rosedale, the political blog reported.
Gottlieb was under immediate fire after his entry to the race, with
According to the Daily News, Gottlieb decided things in the race were getting a little too hot and heavy after word got out in the New York Post about his 1971 arrest on charges that he set fire to his own apartment.
The incident resulted in Gottlieb being put in a psychatric facility.
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