Wright on Bloomberg’s Fenty Endorsement: So What?

At an event last night in midtown, Washington’s mayor, Adrian Fenty, an African-American Democrat, endorsed Michael Bloomberg for reelection.
Another prominent black Democratic mayor, Cory Booker of Newark, endorsed Bloomberg in April.
Assemblyman Keith Wright of Harlem isn’t impressed.
“When these outside mayors start making these endorsements, Fenty from 200 miles away, they may want to dial a 212 area code and check with the local Democrats up here, because those two are Democrats. They may want to get Mr. Thompson’s résumé,” Wright said in an interview today, referring to his preferred candidate, Bill Thompson.
“I really don’t think an endorsement from Newark or Washington, D.

Wright on Bloomberg’s Fenty Endorsement: So What?