Elsewhere: The Patience of the UFT, The Wisdom of Kristol, The Month of Gillibrand

A SUNY professor thinks David Paterson’s biggest mistake as governor was to cede authority over the Senate pick to Chuck Schumer.
Kirsten Gillibrand ends her first month in the Senate “as largely an unknown quantity.”
Despite frequent differences with the city department of education, the UFT is in no hurry to get involved in the mayor’s race.
1199 plans to use Barack Obama’s words against the governor.
Bill Kristol, writing in the Washington Post, warns that Obama “wishes to undo the Reagan agenda” and advises Republicans to obstruct him from doing what Franklin Roosevelt did in 1933.
Bill Clinton says he thinks Obama’s speech was “terrific.”
Rush Limbaugh doesn’t think Bobby Jindal’s response was horrible.
The treasury department released details of a plan to put banks receiving federal money through their paces.

Elsewhere: The Patience of the UFT, The Wisdom of Kristol, The Month of Gillibrand