Mayor Bill de Blasio sure knows how to make reporters pay attention to his winter snowstorm briefings.
At the very end of a detailed press update this morning at a sanitation garage in Queens, the newly-minted mayor was asked how many layers he was wearing by CBS radio reporter Rich Lamb.
Things aren’t looking great right now. A Frankenstorm is brewing, giving us new portmanteaus and reminding us that we live in a low lying city surrounded by water. Horrific crimes are leaving us speechless. A police officer is allegedly plotting to eat people. Oh yes, and we are up to our necks in election coverage and emails from Barack Obama.
But the real depressing news of the day is that Cokie Roberts, the NPR commenter and ABC contributor, is not tweeting about Applebee’s.