They just don’t keep us busy enough around here at the Observer.

Terry Golway wrote on Sunday in the Post about Fred Siegel’s new Rudy book, making the point that “Giuliani changed New York politics so completely that all of the would-be mayors bear his imprint to some extent.”

And some other guy has a Newsday op-ed on some of the counter-intuitive aspects of the stadium fight, including the upside for Mike, the downside for Shelly, and the fact that Dolan beat Mike as much on strategy as on connections.

Madison Square Garden’s best paid lobbyist, we note, wasn’t somebody’s family member, but rather Glover Park’s Gigi Georges, who insiders credit for Dolan’s central gambit — his own bid to buy the stadium. Moonlighting