Christine Quinn’s leaving of a living wage press conference after a participant heckled the Mayor as “Pharaoh Bloomberg” could be viewed either “as a principled stand that makes her appear mayoral or a fit of pique that could prove a liability,” writes Kate Taylor.
Michael Powell says that the bill isn’t anything to cheer about, noting that Quinn “spent months trimming and cutting the bill down to the size of a hat box,” so that in the In the end the bill would affect 0.013 percent of the jobs in the city.
Nicole Gelinas concurs: “Why pass a “living wage” at all if it’s not big enough to matter much, good or bad? Politics. The anti-poverty “advocates” and union honchos whose support Quinn needs have seized upon the bill as a top issue.”
The Times meanwhile calls Read More