With 100% of precincts reporting, unofficial results have Andrea Stewart-Cousins beating incumbent Westchester state Senator Nick Spano: 41,369 to 39,224.
Kos sums up the conflicted attitude some Democrats and liberals are having today.
The American Prospect is overjoyed with this year and sees better days on the horizon.
“If the Read More
The American Prospect quotes a foreign banker with U.S. clients who said tickets to the former president’s 60th birthday party in Toronto this weekend were sold with the possible future president in mind.
“Senator Clinton has no connection to her husband’s philanthropic operation. “But the message was pretty clear,” says an executive with Read More
The American Prospect—Greg Sargent—has a good item on the bogusness of those horrifying reports that Jews and other religious minorities in Iran would have to wear colored badges identifying them as infidels. One of the original reports on this canard, by Amir Taheri, has now been amended on the site of Read More
On The American Prospect’s blog, Tapped, my predecessor Greg Sargent (now writing regularly over there) has Chris Lehane doing some long-range predictions about possible Clinton 2008 matchups.
(Yes, today is Hillary day.)
The analysis pieces are starting to meander in, and a couple you may have missed are Fred Siegel’s harsh treatment of Freddy in The New Republic and Greg Sargent’s partial lament of the result in The American Prospect.
Siegel sees a certain amount of justice in the defeat of a man whom, he Read More
Slate’s Fred Kaplan has a pointed response to Greg Sargent’s recent plea for New York Democrats to vote against Mike, an article Kaplan sees as essentially a symptom of the Democrats’ problems.
“The lament misses the point. The VIPs’ real concern is that they don’t want the party to be associated with the Read More
Greg Sargent makes the case in The American Prospect for why liberals who like Mike should vote for Freddy anyway.
“New York’s mayoral election poses a dilemma for liberal Dems,” he writes. “New Yorkers may well decide that Bloomberg is superior to Ferrer, and vote accordingly.”
He has an interesting point about how Bloomberg Read More