In The Observer’s political pages,I take a look at who’s trying to start a Bloomberg ’08 buzz, and why, and entertain the notion semi-seriously for a few paragraphs. (Um, Happy Birthday, Mr. Mayor?)
Also, E.J. Kessler is underwhelmed by Pat Manning and Joe Conason writes on Dick Cheney.
Elsewhere in the paper, Jason Read More
I take a look at Andrew Cuomo’s non-campaign campaign in a story that tries to parse his issue advocacy, his political work, and his major supporter: Local 1199.
And Roberto Ramirez comes out of hiding to meet Jess and me in the neighborhood, talk up Freddy’s prospects, and drop a hint: he’s thinking Read More
Jason Horowitz and I accost Jeanine Pirro around the corner from The Observer office, and we get an earful about her coming campaign to unseat Hillary. Primaries? Fuhgettaboudit!
Then Jason checks in on Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s volunteer campaign corps, which may be the largest the city has ever seen. Critics and rivals wonder Read More
The Forward’s E.J. Kessler wonders:
“Have I been under water, or has mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner dropped out of the news? Shouldn’t we be seeing another anti-terrorism press release? Something? This is a mayoral campaign based on the premise ‘I get ink, therefore I am,’ after all.”
He must be around here somewhere! Read More