Noam Schreiber can’t understand why Mitt Romney and Barack Obama are courting Mike Bloomberg: “If this is what passes for a kingmaker, then royalty really has lost its cachet.”
Andrew Cuomo downplayed the federal government’s rejection of a loan to rebuild the Tappan Zee bridge.
Cuomo was asked if he would like to comment on today’s Daily News poll that shows him trailing, badly, to Hillary Clinton in a 2016 New York primary: “Nope,” was his answer.
Alec Baldwin on Christine Quinn: This is a woman who stormed out of an event yesterday after lecturing a group of students who were jeering Bloomberg on the merits of democracy. Yet she single handedly worked with Bloomberg to overturn the term limits for her own personal gain. Everyone in this town knows what Bloomberg said. He said, “If you do this for me I’m going to give you my rolodex. I’m going to raise a shit bag of money for you.”
Log Cabin Republicans are raising for Dean Skelos and the GOP.
Are Bloomberg’s cuts to children’s services contributing to “a national crisis?”
Joe Bruno was indicted for a second time.
Charlie Rangel is using a walker.
Bill Clinton said that Hillary “never said a word” to him about last year raid on Osama bin Laden.
Poet Bob Perelman on a young Barack Obama’s critique of “The Wasteland”: He’s quite a smart guy, and that’s the impression I really get. It’s not bullshit…But basically it just makes him to me about four times smarter than most politicians.”
The GOP rolled out a new anti-Obama theme: “hype and blame.”
Mitt Romney as George Constanza.
Newt Gingrich apologized to South Carolina for winning the state primary but not winning the nomination.
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