After reading Andrea Peyser’s latest falafel-bash disguised as a screed against “political correctness,” I was tempted to joke that she may be the most successful developmentally disabled person in the State of New York.
Some weeks make me think of the Beatles; others the Clash. This week, it’s The Mothers of Invention:
Frank Bruni: "Had a Southern governor named Marcia Sanford been entangled with a Latin lover when reputedly hiking the Appalachian Trail, would she today be her part
So, here’s the story. I’m no longer getting up every morning looking for a couple of items (I set six as a minimum awhile ago) for filler for the Gateway, so the real items don’t go stale before I get a piece up, and I’m no longer looking to have an on the record remark about every little thing.
It sometimes seems as if Mike Bloomberg is actually a conspiracy, put on earth as proof that the preposterous right wing fantasies about liberals wanting to create a mommy-state, which impairs all our personal freedoms, are really true.
I really did not intend for the Levin/Pierson Council race to become a cause célèbre in this department.
Back in 2010, the Daily News published an article where Vito Lopez
Because even a stopped clock is right twice a day, Andrea Peyser's whine about left opposition to Quinn is not without an occasional salient point, but to assert as Peyser does that "Quinn...once enjoyed the uniform support of the city’s vast left-wing cabal," is to indulge in Bizarro-world delusional revisionism.
Some days you just gotta hear a song about the Charles River.
[Posted on Room Gate 4/18/13]
Don't believe the hype. If every Democrat voted for cloture on background checks, it still would have failed.
Today, even in New York, we are all Red Sox.
Really folks, is Weiner's political fantasy life really anymore deluded that Malcolm Smith's?
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: