Archive for June 30th, 2005

30th June
2005

First Published in The New York Sun, June 30, 2005

By Andrew Wolf

One of the first political lessons I learned as a teenage political junkie many years ago, was that here in New York, the reporting in the daily newspapers on the campaigns was — more often than not — inaccurate. New York is a very big place, and reporters, no matter how savvy, can’t know the ins and outs of every single one of the city’s scores of neighborhoods.

That’s why it came as no surprise to see the amount of publicity that a possible endorsement of Mayor Bloomberg by a Bronx Democratic political club got in the press earlier this week. I may not have encyclopedic knowledge of all the political nuances in Red Hook or Tottenville, but I do know a great deal about the political goings on in my own borough and neighborhood. (more…)