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3rd September
2004

 

First Published in The New York Sun, September 3, 2004

By Andrew Wolf

There is far-reaching political activity taking place in this town, and I don’t mean at Madison Square Garden. Here in the Bronx, there are an unusual number of contested elections that will be decided in 10 days. 

    In 1997,at the height of Mayor Giuliani’s pre-September 11, 2001, popularity, the Bronx was the only one of the five boroughs to vote to replace him with Ruth Messinger, a Democrat and the most extreme left figure on the New York political scene since Vito Marcantonio.  (more…)