Last fall, Bradley Tusk helped engineer Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s reelection–a race that campaign insiders insist was superlatively run, despite the surprisingly narrow margin of victory. Since then, Mr. Tusk has quietly emerged as the preferred adviser for the candidates and causes closest to the mayor’s heart.
Over the past several months, Mr. Tusk orchestrated Read More
In his speech at the University of Chicago commencement last weekend, Mayor Bloomberg did a most honorable thing, and, in attacking political correctness, praised the University for its support of John Mearsheimer. Here’s the quote:
From the University’s defense against accusations of communist teaching 70 years ago to its support Read More
Where’s the Empire State Building, Andy?
Ben Smith discovers that the city’s Economic Development Corporation chief Andrew Alper has another love other than New York: the University of Chicago, where he is chairing a $2 billion capital campaign.
Alper closes a fundraising message for his alma mater with the words: Read More
We’re coming up on Super Bowl time again, after which
football will drop out of sight until next autumn. Or perhaps I should say ought to drop out of sight, but may not
if well-known players are arrested for murder and lesser crimes, as was the
case in 2000, which seemed to be a particularly Read More