Times Goes With Weprin

David Weprin, the Democrat running to fill Anthony Weiner’s old Congressional seat in Brooklyn and Queens, scored the coveted endorsement from The New York Times this morning.

The endorsement knocks the fiscal policies of Weprin’s Republican opponent, Bob Turner, who has called for slashing taxes and government spending while not reducing benefits for Social Security or Medicare.

“That would take a magician, not a businessman,” the editors write.

And the piece also takes aim at former mayor Ed Koch for trying to make the race about Israel.

“The least helpful contribution to this race comes from former Mayor Ed Koch,” the editors write. Read More

Times Goes With Weprin