The Morning Read, April 17

  • Mayor Bloomberg, in a turnabout, wants to take advantage of a federal waiver that would increase by as much as a third the number of able-bodied New Yorkers without dependents who receive food stamps. (The New York Times)
  • Ada Smith makes the mistake of looking for publicity when she’s already got too much. (The Daily News)
  • Bloomberg warns illegals against staging a May Day walk-out. (The New York Sun)
  • The New York Sun leads a piece with a comparison of Eliot Spitzer to Conan the Barbarian. (The New York Sun)
  • 1199 backs Perkins over Fields for Harlem’s seat in the state Senate. (The New York Post)
  • – Tom McGeveran

    The Morning Read, April 17