Skip to comments.For New York Mayor, Two Endorsements: Quinn and Lhota
Posted on 08/24/2013 11:12:52 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Christine Quinn, the Democratic Choice
Ms. Quinn, the City Council speaker, offers the judgment and record of achievement anyone should want in a mayor. Two opponentsBill de Blasio, the public advocate, and William Thompson Jr., former comptrolleroffer powerful arguments on their own behalf. But Ms. Quinn inspires the most confidence that she would be the right mayor for the inevitable times when hope and idealism collide with the challenge of getting something done.
For Republicans, Joseph Lhota
You might find it odd to see this page endorsing the mayoral candidacy of Joseph Lhota, a Republican who made his mark in politics as right-hand man and chief enabler to Rudolph Giuliani. Mr. Giuliani, a two-term mayor of uncommon nastiness, has seen his once-formidable reputation shrink to a pinpoint, to the things he did on and around one terrible September day more than a decade ago. But Mr. Lhota is more than the sum of his years as Mr. Giulianis top deputy, and he is the best qualified of the three men seeking the Republican nomination for mayor.
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Ethically challenged personal slush funding from the public till?
Did they ever get to the bottom of that at all?
Giuliani could walk into this race and win in a landslide if he felt like it.
Carnival atmosphere, a lesbian, a pervert, and two resposible sensable WHITE rich guys. Guess who wins?
I wonder if it ever occurs to the candidates who brag about an endorsement from the NY Times that such an endorsement might be a disincentive to voting for them?
The partisan media shills at the ny slimes prefer one of each party — but praises the Demwit and bashes the Pubby.