Mouthstradomus (brought to you by New York's solipsistic blogger diva)
"And Coppolla, jr. won the Senate seat in Buffalo. The Times saw a story here that wasn't. Look, however, for young Cop to be the second in his family to take the seat in a special and lose it in the next primary."
Posted by: Gatemouth | March 1, 2006 05:06 PM on The Politicker"Perhaps all of DDDB's superheroes: [Bill] Batson, Major Minor, The Black Barron, Diamondhead, and Super Cop can all meet together in Jonathan Lethem's Fortress of Solitude to offer a victory toast to Super Cop, who, in solitude, will likely be the only one holding a new elected office come January."
"Charlie has been "Dead Man Walking" since the day Eliot Spitzer tapped David Paterson for LG. His candidacy is less real than was his race for LG the day after he and Cuomo dropped out of the primary too late to get their names off the ballot. His accidental 2002 vote total will almost certainly trump the number he gets this year, probably by many times. "
Posted by Gatemouth 8/28/06 on Room 8 (and yes, it’s a bit of a cheat, since if Charlie had stayed in the race, he might have increased his vote by at least half, but the prediction would still have been accurate).
"I am told that the effort of the third candidate, Freddie Hamilton to run for the Assembly seat while trying to hold onto her district leadership may result in her losing both races, with supporters of both other Assembly candidates joining together to back her opponent. "
Posted by Gatemouth 9/7/06 on Room 8
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