Morning Read: Monserrate Returns

The headline on this Agence France-Presse story: “Mayor? King? NY’s Bloomberg tightens his grip.”
Dan Janison notes that test scores in New York City didn’t rise as much as they did in Suffolk and Nassau.
About Hiram Monserrate going back to the Democrats, Al Sharpton said, “When other Democrats like Malcolm supported a Republican, Bloomberg, for mayor in 2005, no one accused them of flip-flopping.”
“It would be a flip-flip of monstrous proportions,” says reporter Jay Dow.
David Paterson joked at his fund-raiser, “At an event like this, everyone likes to speak to the leaders. Unfortunately, nobody knows who the leaders are.