Councilman Lew Fidler, who’s running for the State Senate in the special election to replace Carl Kruger, went onto Assemblyman Dov Hikind’s radio show late Saturday night to make his case before the program’s primarily Jewish audience. The guest host, Joe Lazar, who once ran for the City Council himself with Assemblyman Hikind’s backing, asked Councilman Fidler how he felt about one of his more controversial Council colleagues, Charles Barron.
“It was only really when he was at his most hateful that it was necessary to stand up,” Mr. Fidler responded. “The problem with Charles Barron is that he’s a pleasant human being. He’s fun to talk to. He’s glib. He’s articulate. That’s what makes him dangerous.” Read More