Morning Read: Bloomberg Angry at Air Force One, Seabook Helps His Sister, Quietly

Larry Seabrook never told Christine Quinn, or anyone else, that he recommended his sister for a lucrative consulting job as part of a legislative deal he brokered with an advertising agency. Quinn has now referred the matter to the city Conflict of Interest Board.
Rock Hackshaw trashes Michael Bloomberg and Charles Barron because both are seeking third terms.
Clyde Haberman says Malcolm Smith is unknown, and, therefore, not an effective leader. He also writes that “Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has largely been AWOL in this crisis, even though he could do some serious arm-twisting among Albany Republicans, having underwritten their political campaigns.

Morning Read: Bloomberg Angry at Air Force One, Seabook Helps His Sister, Quietly