Isn't the Mayor's job powerful enough without giving a Mayoral Agency the power to appoint a watchdog to keep the Council in line?
Back in 2009, in the aftermath of Bill Thompson’s shocking near victory for Mayor, I pretty much made the case for Anthony Weiner:
Weiner on a potential Mayoral race: “We are ready to clear the decks on this thing.”
Who needs Mixed Martial Arts when you have Quinn versus DeBlasio?
Much to my disappointment, few have followed up on my recent posts about presumptive Brooklyn Beep Eric Adams (here are a couple more to peruse).
Lavatories of Democracy Department: States outlaw Upton Sinclair.
Only couple of days ago I said “But, lately NYC politics appears headed largely to discussions better handled by a crime reporter.”
As Bob Dylan once noted, birds aren’t really free from the chains of their skyway, and I certainly am not free of mine.
The sick leave bill is win/win for everyone.
As you may have noticed, Room 8 is back.
Ten year old Dybbuk told me he thinks that there will be a Civil War over gun control. I had to explain to him that the other side had all the weapons.
Chait lays out the sad truth about SOTU:
Wow, this Pope thing may end up being an even bigger story than Lena's Dunham's voting record.