Gloria Steinem says de Blasio is her only male choice for president

Gloria Steinem says de Blasio is her only male choice for president

Feminist activist Gloria Steinem says New York City Mayor Bill de BlasioBill de Blasio2020 Democrats condemn decision not to charge officer in Eric Garner's death 2020 Democrats call Trump's tweets about female Democrats racist #RacistPresident trends amid criticism over Trump tweets MORE (D) is "the only male human being" for whom she would vote for president in 2020.

"Mayor de Blasio is among my top four choices for president and the only male human being who is on that list," Steinem said at a news conference on Tuesday, according to the local Patch news site in New York City.

More than 20 Democrats are running for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, including a half-dozen women. Steinem did not name the women for whom she would consider voting.


De Blasio launched his bid for the nomination earlier this month. He is currently polling at under 1 percent, according to the RealClearPolitics average of polls, and his favorability scores are among the lowest in the Democratic field.

Steinem, who helped lead the Women's March in protest of President TrumpDonald John TrumpPompeo changes staff for Russia meeting after concerns raised about top negotiator's ties: report House unravels with rise of 'Les Enfants Terrible' Ben Carson: Trump is not a racist and his comments were not racist MORE in 2016, told Yahoo earlier this year that Trump "certainly motivated women [to get into politics] by being terrible about women."