Morning Read: Term-Limits Anger Versus ‘Progress’

Here’s the narrative for the mayor’s race.


Bill Thompson’s main theme is term limits.

“Eight is enough,” is the chant.

Michael Bloomberg will talk about “progress” he’s made, and use “politics” as a bad word.

Bloomberg’s new talking point is already being used.

Footage of Bloomberg’s party from a Republican.

“[T]he recession and an empty state piggy bank will force the next mayor into a more penny-pinching course. The first man to admit it now and show the way forward deserves the job,” writes Michael Goodwin, who jumps from the Daily News to the New York Post.

Bloomberg rubbed elbows with Warren Buffett.

Bill de Blasio had more than 1,000 volunteers in the field.

Clemente Lisi writes up the races for mayor, public advocate, comptroller and Manhattan DA.

More scene stuff.

Who has the edge in the David Yassky and John Liu run-off?

Ousted Council members: Alan Gerson, Helen Sears, Kendall Stewart and Kenny Mitchell.

“This was the voters’ first opportunity to register their disapproval” over term limits, notes Sam Roberts.

Mitchell will run on the Conservative line, with, maybe, some Democrats supporting him.

Maria Baez is trailing her opponent.

Vito Lopez was 1 for 2 last night: Steve Levin won, but so did Diana Reyna.

Darlene Mealy held onto her seat, narrowly.

A blogger said Gerson had more problems than just term limits.

Edward-Isaac Dovere tries talking to Working Families Party employees.

Robert Morgenthau couldn’t resist one last dig at Leslie Crocker Snyder.

Michael Saul hung out with Vance.

ACORN becomes a problem.

Hillary Clinton wants more space.

What is Dick Parsons up to now?

A poll worker explains herself.

Kevin Wardally’s predictions are pretty close, and Neal Kwatra nearly called the uncallable comptroller’s race.

Morning Read: Term-Limits Anger Versus ‘Progress’