Weekend in Review: Thompson’s Education Plan, Cuomo’s Moment

Dan Janison says the dire straights of the M.T.A. can be traced back to a decision nine years ago involving now-failed firm Bear Sterns.
Bill Thompson wants to put a twist on mayoral control of schools.
The Daily News editorial board does not approve of Thompson’s plan, which they describe thusly: “Create a committee to select a committee, while bolstering still more committees.”‘
David Dinkins is co-chairing David Weprin’s comptroller campaign; he did not endorse Thompson.
Michael Bloomberg will once again be endorsed by a reverend of the Christian Cultural Center, which apparently “hurts the perception of Thompson.”
Bloomberg praised Barack Obama’s economic plan on “Meet the Press.