The Morning Read: September 11, 2006

As the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks are remembered, the New York Times editorial board writes “we have found one way after another to compound the tragedy. Homeland security is half-finished, the development at ground zero barely begun.”

Among President Bush’s protesters in Manhattan yesterday was a New York Sun reporter with a thank you sign.

Fred Dicker reports that Eliot Spitzer is disappointed with Mark Green and predicting an Andrew Cuomo blowout.

Not getting blown out are the upstate Republican congressional candidates.

Because he is getting blown out, Tom Suozzi is having some fun at his own expense.

Despite his ads, Andrew Cuomo can’t slip into Eliot Spitzer’s shoes, which are a size 10. Cuomo wears a 12 1/2.

And in case you forgot, the Middle Town Record headline reminds readers that “Spitzer, Clinton Face Challengers.”

– Azi Paybarah