The Morning Read: September 8, 2006

Hillary Clinton is not sorry for her vote on Iraq. The video is here.

Christie Whitman says Rudy Giuliani didn’t do enough to protect 9/11 workers on the pile.

The New York Post endorsed Eliot Spitzer, saying, ” Barring a seismic reversal of fortune, Eliot Spitzer will find himself a very, very lonely man come Jan. 1. On one side, there will be him. On the other, there will be the Albany establishment…”

Spitzer said he would close hospitals based on recommendations from a state report due in November. Which is unusual, since, as the Times notes in their news story, “Much of Mr. Spitzer’s campaign up to now has been spent making costly promises to voters…”

The Daily News endorsed Mark Green, saying Andrew Cuomo’s ambition brought him “success while also, at times, prompting him to place his own interests over a greater good.”

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is going to brief colleagues next week about that poll she conducted earlier on term limits.

State Senator Marty Connor and Assemblywoman Sylvia Friedman are put on the endangered incumbent list.

And the new buildings at Ground Zero are discussed here, here and here.

— Azi Paybarah The Morning Read: September 8, 2006