After the Debate, Thompson’s Spokesman Says Thompson Was Passionate

Here’s Bill Thompson’s campaign manager, Eddy Castell, insisting to reporters after last night’s debate that his candidate had “a lot of passion” and “a lot of fire.”

Castell also explains the ignore-Tony-Avella strategy that was on display last night.

“Michael Bloomberg is the incumbent,” he said. “Michael Bloomberg is the person you’re trying to unseat.”

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