The local Patch reports (and includes a brief video):
The first debate in the Ninth District special election took place Monday night, and for one night only, the basement of Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills may as well have been the setting of a WWE cage match.
After the resignation of former Congressman Anthony Weiner, a special election in the Ninth District was set for Sept. 13.
As the date nears, things have percolated to a serious boil.
... [Assemblyman David Weprin, D-Little Neck] had a hard time getting his points across, thanks in large part to the near-constant shouting that greeted his every talking point. Geriatric screams of “stop the spending” could be heard as a response to the Democrat’s repeated suggestion that the federal government should tax millionaires and corporations.