Archive for February 8th, 2005

8th February
2005

First Published in The New York Sun, February 8, 2005

By Andrew Wolf

Some days it just doesn’t pay to get up in the morning. Mayor Bloomberg had one of those days on Friday, when everything seemed to go wrong, and go wrong in a way that will keep coming back at him in the months ahead as he seeks a second term.

When the mayor opened his morning papers he read about a nasty incident that took place Thursday at the Adlai Stevenson High School campus in the Bronx.The principal of one of the component small high schools, handpicked by Mr. Bloomberg’s Department of Education, got into a shoving match with a police officer over the arrest of a student. The Stevenson campus is one of the “impact sites,” dangerous schools where the mayor has brought in the police to restore order. (more…)