“Miss, I’ve been taking the subway longer than you’ve been born…You have no idea what the subway system used to be like.”
–Michael Bloomberg, 69, responding to a reporter’s question in Albany about his earlier remark that there are not many panhandlers in the subways.
“I wouldn’t measure the effectiveness by whether we have a total victory in the next five weeks.”
–Assemblywoman Deborah Glick, in an interview with PolitickerNY, on the lobbying efforts of same-sex marriage advocates.
“We continue to believe the environment is strong. A solid majority of New Yorkers are on our side.”
–Ross Levi, executive director of the Empire State Pride Agenda, in an interview with PolitickerNY discussing same-sex marriage.
“We have a governor who is absolutely transparent in everything that he does.”
–Lt. Governor Bob Duffy, speaking on Talk1300 [at the 36:30 mark]
Bringing bin Laden to justice “vindicates all the work we’re doing in rebuilding.”
–David Childs, chief architect at 1 World Trade Center, speaking to Steve Cuozzo [via Matt Chaban]
“Everybody should be more alert now because in the next couple of weeks, there’s going to be some real risks.”
–Rudy Giuliani, speaking to reporters near Ground Zero this afternoon.