Morning Read: Bloomberg’s Job for Como, Schumer’s Job for Gillibrand

Spock is backing Bill Thompson.
Clyde Haberman mocks Michael Bloomberg’s lavish spending.
“The whole campaign at this point is overkill,” said chairman of Fordham’s political science department, Bruce Berg.
Bloomberg is giving a job to Anthony Como as part of his deal to get the endorsement from Queens Republicans, reports the Times Ledger.
Bloomberg said “there is no right answer” to how to prevent this flu epidemic.
There may be a second flu-related death in the city.
Michael Daly says the city is bumbling its response to the flu.
Bloomberg is facing resistance from Senate Democrats who don’t want to renew mayoral control.

Morning Read: Bloomberg’s Job for Como, Schumer’s Job for Gillibrand