Archive for September 8th, 2005

8th September
2005

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

By Andrew Wolf

When was the last time the (newly converted) Republican candidate polled better among Democrats than any “real” Democrat? If the Quinnipiac Poll released yesterday and the Marist poll released a few days earlier are accurate, then there’s no way any Democrat can defeat Mayor Bloomberg.

The Bloomberg dream scenario, a runoff between C. Virginia Fields and Fernando Ferrer, appears increasingly unlikely. Ms. Fields is fading fast. With little money in the bank, she continues to trail her opponents in buying advertising time, making it almost impossible for her to catch up. (more…)