Morning Read: Felder’s Groups, Reich’s Sweep, Levy’s Quip

Simcha Felder

Ground Zero, 2018.

Steve Levy’s quip at a roast about having to “deport you, like the guys back there in the kitchen,” is leading to a protest tomorrow.

Michael Bloomberg did not explain how he would pay for his mass transit proposals.

The Daily News editorial board likes the plan.

Clyde Haberman said Bloomberg politicized Plaxico Burress’ case, and had precious few criticisms of Bernie Madoff and Vito Fossella.

Norman Siegel and Margaret Chin are advertising in a new anti-Bloomberg newspaper, F.U.N.Y.

Marty Markowitz knocked his only primary opponent off the ballot.

The madam connected to Eliot Spitzer is offended by the fund-raiser he’s hosting for Cy Vance.

Carmen Arroyo and her daughter could have some legal trouble, writes Bob Kappstatter.

Elissa Gootman looks at rising test scores and constant criticism in public schools.

Science and social studies test scores still lag.

“We’re going to win all 14 seats,” said Michael Reich, referring to the general election, not the primary.

Jerry Skurnik calls out Ross Douthat for using “a cheap statistical trick.”

A mourner remembered Olga Mendez “was about change. She was no punk.”

Bill Bratton will be at City Hall supporting Richard Aborn’s plan, called PreventStat.

Roger Toussaint’s foe is back to driving a bus.

The Republican challenging Tom Suozzi says he’s meddling in the search for a new college president.

Some readers want to buy a Weiner is God t-shirt.

Unnamed sources say there’s a tow quota.

Simcha Felder and others say police take too long to answer the phone.

A former City Council president in Yonkers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Liz Crowley said she did not ride Obama’s coattails, and outperformed in some parts of the district.

Clare Trapasso looks at Helen Sears re-election campaign, and Danny Dromm’s 37-year-old arrest record.

New York yeshivas are getting federal stimulus money.

Bob Herbert says blacks at Harvard are complaining about small, daily encounters that collectively make them feel like they’re being treated differently than others.

So much for the MSNBC-Fox truce.

Peter King defends his comments about Michael Jackson.

And pictured above is Simcha Felder, who said the mayor steered money to two groups under his name, but without his knowledge.

Morning Read: Felder’s Groups, Reich’s Sweep, Levy’s Quip