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Cynthia Nixon harnesses New Yorkers' subway rage in a campaign against Gov. Andrew Cuomo

If you live in New York City, then you've been mad at the MTA. If you don't live in New York City, then you've had to listen to New Yorkers who are mad at the MTA. Cynthia Nixon, who is running in the state's Democratic gubernatorial primary against incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo, has harnessed that rage into a rather clever campaign against her opponent, urging city dwellers to use the hashtag #CuomosMTA to air their grievances:

The whole thing is pretty sharp:

New Yorkers, naturally, were more than happy to weigh in:

Read The Week's Ryan Cooper on how Cuomo broke the New York subway here.