Taking Credit

It’s traditional for Mayors to take credit for the success of local sports teams; and since they take credit or blame for the economy, over which they have only slightly more control, it’s probably fair.

Anyway, Mike Bloomberg’s apparent help in signing Al Leiter was a typical case.

But one reader notes that, for some reason, the Mayor seems not to have been involved in the Cablevision-Knicks’ recruitment of their new coach, Larry Brown. Taking Credit