Morning Read: Comptroller Candidates Debate, Bono Gives a Shout Out

The college vote? Sigh. Bill Thompson and Tom Duane criticize Michael Bloomberg’s pessimism about same-sex marriage passing Albany. David Yassky

The college vote? Sigh.

Bill Thompson and Tom Duane criticize Michael Bloomberg’s pessimism about same-sex marriage passing Albany.

David Yassky likened John Liu to Bernie Madoff. Liu referred to his opponent as the “three-headed Yassky.”

Yassky spoke repeatedly about honesty, while Liu focused on term limits and his private sector experience.

Yassky defended a group he funds even though he never personally inspected it.

Liu said he won’t steer money to ACORN.

The Daily News endorses Yassky and cites Liu’s refusal to attend another televised debate on Channel 7.

Peter Rivera had to be physically restrained from going at Carl Heastie during a judicial convention in the Bronx.

Bono gives Bloomberg a shout-out, after the mayor’s pilot made an unexpected landing near the concert.

The mayor took a car to the show.

Human Events said Bloomberg’s desire to get the WFP’s backing should raise “red flags” about “his ideology and intentions.”

A doctor and nurse testified about statements Hiram Monserrate’s girlfriend made the night she came in for treatment.

“I can’t believe he did this to me. My face!” a doctor quotes the girlfriend as saying.

Joanna Molloy thinks Monserrate’s lawyer can win the case.

Richard Lipsky agrees with Fred Siegel about Joyce Purnick’s biography of Bloomberg.

Free choice is BS.”

Anthony Weiner was less quotable on David Paterson.

Steve Levin is going to the Council because of “High turnout in Williamsburg south of Grand Street,” according to Courier-Life.

Evan Thies says the victory is due to Rabbi David Niederman.

John Sampson didn’t return a reporter’s calls to talk about Obama and Paterson.

Ydanis Rodriguez will take office in November, not January.

Paul Vallone gets behind the Democratic nominee.

Michael Schenkler has a piece of the back story.

Bloomberg officially endorsed Tom Ognibene, who is running to unseat Liz Crowley.

Yen Chou? Really?”

Scenes of the takeover in Queens.

There are bedbugs at the city health department.

Marty Markowitz is silent, and embarrassed, over the Nets being sold to a Russian billionaire, according to an unnamed source.

A local news project in the Bay Area gets under way.

Morning Read: Comptroller Candidates Debate, Bono Gives a Shout Out