The State Republican Party tends not to meddle in local politics, so it seems safe to assume that the Bloomberg campaign is behind this letter to Eliot Spitzer released today. The letter demands that Spitzer investigate the Drum Major Institute for “unlawful partisan political activity.”
Now this makes superficial sense. Freddy used Read More
The strangest story of the week has to be the Bloomberg campaign’s attack on Ferrer for failing to reward his donors with support for their contracts in the Bronx. (Mike, who has benefited from the political support of some of the same people, has not been so remiss.)
We’ve been alerted to another instance Read More
So Freddy‘s energetic patron, Bill Wachtel, has cleared another hurdle toward owning much of the ferry service between New York and New Jersey.
We honestly don’t quite know what to make of this story. As we reported last March, Wachtel is an energetic, eclectic guy who revived his father’s Drum Major Read More
His father had Martin Luther King Jr. Bill Wachtel has Fernando Ferrer.
Mr. Wachtel, a low-profile lawyer and the son of King confidant Harry Wachtel has quietly become Mr. Ferrer’s key patron as the former Bronx borough president considers challenging Mayor Bloomberg next year.
After Mr. Ferrer’s defeat in the 2001 Democratic Mayoral campaign, Read More