The Daily News fired a broadside at Bill de Blasio this morning, charging that the Democratic mayoral candidate “eats his pizza with the 1%” because he said the iconic Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara has the best slice in town.
But this accusation may have overreached, according to a friendly Di Fara Pizza employee when reached for comment.
Adolfo Carrión is not a fan of the New York Daily News
Mr. Carrión, a candidate for mayor this year, blasted the publication this afternoon for a March 5th story questioning an old campaign committee, continuing what has become an apparent feud between Mr. Carrión and the tabloid. The report called into question the committee’s regular large cash disbursements, an apparent violation of state election law, but the Carrión campaign is claiming it misled readers.
The Independence Party is fuming that likely candidate Adolfo Carrión was not invited to last night’s Daily News mayoral forum, going so far as to blast out a statement last night tearing into the paper–the clearest indication yet that the ex-Bronx Borough President is likely to receive their coveted (and controversial) endorsement.
“The Daily News … has articulated no clear criteria for inclusion but its decision clearly discriminates against independents, which Mr. Carrión is,” said Cathy Stewart, a spokesperson for the New York City Independence Party. “This exclusion is an affront to democracy and the 1 million New Yorkers who are independent. The Daily News is supposed to cover elections, not pre-determine them.”
The Daily News reported yesterday that the NYPD is issuing fewer tickets, in the wake of their alleged ticket-fixing scandal.
The story included a picture of a motorist, unfortunately, getting one of those harder-to-come by tickets.
If the guy in the photo looks familiar, it’s because it is, probably, Doug Forand, a Democratic political consultant.
John Edwards might have begun his public redemption in the center office with the view of City Hall. Or, perhaps, in the larger office down the hall, on the 19th floor of the nondescript office building at 225 Broadway.
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