There are a lot of reasons Anthony is expected to have a tough time in this race. He has no staff, no name recognition, and not so much money.
He’s still the only candidate, however, who seems actually to enjoy Koch-esque street politics, so we’re very sorry we missed his City Hall encounter with pro-stadium union members.
As Newsday has it:
“[A]fter the news conference he bounded out of the plaza, past the gate to confront his adversaries.
‘What are you, a bunch of rich Upper East Siders?’ asked Weiner, who supports putting the stadium in Willets Point.
The workers, who seemed more amused than menacing, formed a circle around Weiner and chanted ‘Stadium!’ — which Weiner kept punctuating with ‘in Queens!'”