After being told of Stuart Appelbaum’s letter urging David Paterson out of the governor’s race, City Councilman Leroy Comrie said he’s not surprised.
“Paterson has not made a lot of friends in labor,” Comrie said, speaking to me after the mayor’s state of the city speech in Queens. He added that Paterson “is not creating a lot of opportunities.”
Comrie said the governor’s election plans don’t create a clear path to victory. “I don’t understand his strategy. What’s going to be his base statewide?” asked Comrie. “The angry voter?”