Perhaps the truest measure of how little way institutional support and government office get you in this town is this Bronx vote total:
Christopher X. Brodeur: 4,921
Gifford Miller: 3,219.
Brodeur, whose main campaign activity was haranguing reporters (who mostly ignored him), called to do some well-justified gloating this afternoon about the contrast between his $200 budget and sparse campaign schedule and Miller’s operation.
“I sat at home and drank beer and played guitar… while he kissed every ass in town,” he said.
The mysteries of politics!