Lew Fidler took his State Senate campaign to Borough Park yesterday, attending a block-party for the women’s division of Mekimi, a local social service organization. According to a source who was there, Mr. Fidler, in keeping with ultra-Orthodox tradition, left without shaking any hands.
Notably, the video was sent to us minutes after Mr. Fidler’s opponent for the State Senate, Republican David Stotorbin, attacked him for not spending enough time in the district. And in the video, Mr. Fidler notes that he even though in the City Council he doesn’t “represent a neighborhood anywhere near Borough Park” he has still provided the organization funding. And he notes, “I do intend to become more of a part of this community as things go on in politics.
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