Today’s Q poll offers a pithy write-off of Mike Bloomberg’s theoretical presidential candidacy.
“Bloomberg doesn’t even get a majority of Republicans. And Democrats? Fuhgeddaboutit,” said Maurice Carroll, director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute.
But, as Carroll noted in an earlier Q poll about Bloomberg’s chances in another race:
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Maurice Carroll, the Quinnipiac pollster, says the nearly 20-point spread separating Andrew Cuomo from Mark Green in the attorney general’s race is “the only race even close to close in tomorrow’s Democratic primary.”
This collective yawn has been a source of some modest frustration with those of us looking for dramatic political Read More
A new Quinnipiac poll bolsters Bloomberg’s big lead, with Mike ahead of Freddy by 28 points. The poll’s margin of error was plus/minus 2.6 points, and pollsters noted a big spike for Mike after the subway terrorism alert. During the first three days of the survey, Mike held a 19-point lead; after he Read More
The late humorist Fred Allen wasn’t thinking of Albany when he entitled his memoirs Treadmill to Oblivion. But the phase neatly describes the experience of recent New York Governors who saw the state’s executive mansion on Eagle Street as a roadside motel and another, more glamorous residence on Washington’s Pennsylvania Avenue as their final destination. Read More
Forty-nine-year-old writer Fran Lebowitz was perturbed about Hillary Clinton’s all-but-certain Senate run. She had already made up her mind to vote for Mrs. Clinton but, she said, she was still unhappy. “I feel it’s a personal plot,” she said. “I feel like she personally sat down and said, ‘How could I possibly get Fran Lebowitz Read More