The Morning Read: Thursday, February 8, 2007

Bill Clinton will be in Westchester this weekend.

In electing Tom DiNapoli, the legislature treated Governor Spitzer the same way they treated Governor Pataki.

DiNapoli’s 53rd birthday is on Saturday.

The New York Times, Post and Daily News editorial boards all denounce the legislature.

A rookie Assemblyman who tried complaining about DiNapoli’s election was booed.

The state GOP is in bad shape.

At least $100 per vote was spent in Tuesday’s special election in Nassau.

Mike Bloomberg said the public advocate and some critics on the City Council “have no experience in doing anything“.

Some city officials are eyeing their next race.

Spitzer re-appointed Judith Kaye to another two years on the bench.

Errol Louis says more needs to be done to clean up the bench.

Hillary Clinton has taken a sharp turn to the left on Iraq, says the Wall Street Journal editorial board [subscription]

The New Republic is still debating whether Israel should preemptively attack Iran.

And a neighbor of John Edwards is a big Rudy Giuliani fan.

– Azi Paybarah