Wilson Touts Endorsements, Knocks ‘Incumbent Politician’ DiNapoli

Harry Wilson is out with a new radio ad, which touts all of the newspaper endorsements he’s received–as well as the one he’s gotten from Mike Bloomberg–and hits DiNapoli for his record as an Assemblyman and as comptroller.

“The Wall Street Journal says it’s the most important 2010 election you’ve never heard of. For comptroller of New York State Harry Wilson versus incumbent politician Tom DiNapoli. Leaders of his own party called DiNapoli unqualified. The Daily News called him the poster boy for Albany dysfunction He has done more to raise taxes than any statewide candidate. Voted to raise taxes 200 times. Blown billions of pension dollars in the stock market. Raising property taxes over $1300. No wonder every major newspaper has rejected Tom DiNapoli and endorsed Harry Wilson. The Post calls Harry Wilson an astute tough minded outsider. The Daily News says he’s a force for reforming state government. The New York Times praises Wilson rare talents and expertise. Mayor Bloomberg summed it up next. New York desperately needs Harry Wilson.”

Wilson campaign manager Bill O’Reilly also claims “Tom DiNapoli has gone completely dark in all of upstate and Western, NY. The DiNapoli campaign has pulled its ads everywhere north of the city.”

We checked this with the DiNapoli campaign, and spokesman Eric Sumberg wrote back: “We aren’t going to show our playbook to the other side, but we’re very confident in our statewide communications strategy which is hitting voters at varying levels in various forms of media all the way through Election Day.”

He then pointed us to this ad, which Sumberg says will be airing upstate:  


Wilson Touts Endorsements, Knocks ‘Incumbent Politician’ DiNapoli