Mayor Bloomberg Says Bluntness Helped Make Him Rich

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on the radio.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on the radio.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is adding more secret sauce to his recipe for success.

Mr. Bloomberg this morning credited his bluntness and willingness to speak his mind for making him one of the richest men in the world. Continue reading “Mayor Bloomberg Says Bluntness Helped Make Him Rich”

De Blasio Presents Agenda for Those Without ‘Caviar Pizza’ and Edible Gold

Public Advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio. (Photo: The New School)
Public Advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio. (Photo: The New School)

As he seeks to consolidate his position as the outer-borough fighter in the wake of Anthony Weiner’s jump into the mayor’s race, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio outlined an economic agenda Thursday morning that would dramatically shift the city’s priorities. He described it as a bid to prevent the complete disappearance of New York’s middle class.

Speaking at the New School, Mr. de Blasio argued that, while the super-rich are living it up like never before, the ranks of those struggling to make ends meet continues to swell.

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