On The Other Hand

While voter turnout seems not to be so hot, there’s no shortage of people handing out flyers outside many Manhattan pollings sites.

“We’ve never seen anything like this, not in the vicious Greeen-vs.-Ferrer primary four years ago, not in the dear-God-we-might-actually-win presidential election last year,” writes Gawker. “Given, though, that the mayoral candidate will lose to Bloomberg, that borough presidents don’t actually do anything, and that no one will ever remember who the rest of them are, we suspect that this is like what they say about academic politics: The battles are so intense because the stakes are so small.”

On The Other Hand