“David Axelrod, Media Advisor to the Ferrer Campaign, and Chad Clanton, Communications Consultant, will leave the campaign effective immediately due to strategic differences.
” ‘David Axelrod, with his long association with Fernando Ferrer, and Chad Clanton, Communications Consultant, share Fernando Ferrer’s values and vision for New York City, and we wish them luck,’ said Jen Read More
Shelly Silver is often accused of being less than helpful in creating other, potentially rival, Democratic power bases.
We’ll be interested in whether anybody gets a hold of him today to talk about Freddy‘s big new proposal, a stock transfer tax that will make Wall Street, as Ferrer happily predicted, “howl.” Read More
Another day, another Freddy press conference returns to his increasingly poisonous standoff with the press.
Today, it was Carl McCall’s endorsement of Freddy. It was all going well until Dave Evans noticed that Carl had said he and Freddy have different opinions on the Diallo shooting.
Carl was happy to give his position, Read More
New Yorkers know there’s no place quite like this city. And those who follow New York politics know that campaigns here have their own unique rules and rituals. Suffice to say, New York is not the place for cookie-cutter campaigns and messages.
Surely Fernando Ferrer, a Democratic candidate for Mayor this year, knows this after Read More
Those New York Times “Public Lives” profiles are, in the political world at least, the equivalent of a large bulls-eye on your back. We have this vague feeling that Ed Skyler learned that at some point, and today’s the turn of Ferrer spokesman Chad Clanton.
And Wonkette, who’s in Read More
The Politicker is deeply committed to the principles of Truth, Honesty, and Moral Probity. So when we learn that we have made an error — either of omission or commission — we like to own up to the mistake and correct the record as quickly as possible.
Last week Read More
In yet further confirmation of our (okay, Ben Smith’s) theory of the Washingtonization of New York politics, Team Freddy Ferrer announced today that it has just hired former Kerry spokesman Chad Clanton as the campaign’s new P.R. maestro.
And they sound pretty pleased about it.
According to a press release, issued this Read More