Archive for May 16th, 2005

16th May

First Published in The New York Sun, May 16, 2005

By Andrew Wolf

The six candidates who would like to replace Mayor Bloomberg as mayor arose early Saturday morning and made their way to the New York Hilton for a candidates’ forum at the United Federation of Teachers spring conference. They all went home with a smile.

It is hard for a candidate running against the mayor to get a bad reception at this event.The mere mention of the mayor’s name was a sure trigger for a chorus of boos from the audience of more than 2,000 angry teachers. (more…)