This weekend, when The New York Times endorsed Christine Quinn in the Democratic mayoral primary, its editorial writers credited her with an ability to listen, change her mind and be pragmatic. This morning, when the Post endorsed her, it was largely because of her closeness to Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
The New York Times endorsed City Council Speaker Christine Quinn in the Democratic mayoral primary, rejecting the argument for Public Advocate Bill de Blasio that what the city needed was a clear and distinct departure from Mayor Michael Bloomberg's tenure.
Christine Quinn and Bill Thompson are filming television ads tomorrow and both are putting a premium on showing off diversity, according to casting requests obtained by Capital.
Attached to the 20th Century Fox Television project are producers Erwin Stoff and Tom Lassally of 3 Arts Entertainment.
"I was working to make sure that Bill Thompson was elected mayor. I walked the streets. I contributed. With--you didn't even spend $175 and give him a campaign contribution."
Since the beginning of campaign season, Christine Quinn has been targeted by a dedicated band of critics who have, at times, sought to provoke Quinn and her staff into engaging them.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg failed to prevent the City Council from overriding his veto of to bills designed to rein in the police department's use of stop-and-frisk, after a debate that was animated by mayoral politics, and the politics of the current Council.
In their last official televised debate, Spitzer and Stringer grinned as they tried portraying a lighter, friendlier disposition, while continuing their attacks on one another.
The unstable character who was repudiated for attending Eliot Spitzer's press conference yesterday, obviously, wasn't going to miss this morning's press conference where Scott Stringer supporters were going to talk al about him.