One thing a 50-point lead in the polls gives Eliot Spitzer, besides plenty of time to pick members of his administration, is the ability to dispense with any real question of indebtedness to the controversial Independence Party.
But give their supporters credit: they’re still trying to get their piece of Spitzer’s success, urging voters to bolster the party’s relevance by voting for him on Row C.
“Don’t Give Him a Blank Check,” N. Hanks wrote on this site.
“Mr. Spitzer is not only running as a Democrat, he also sought and was given the Independence Party line–Column C…It’s the continuation of the Bloomberg revolution of 2005, when the Mayor received 75,000 votes on Column C and 47% of the black vote went outside the box.”
— Azi Paybarah