September 30, 2009 @ 1:12 pm
* The Daily News gave Bloomberg space in its op-ed section today to explore new parking technology in the city, though the costs and funding for such a plan was no where to be found. In response, Thompson said Bloomberg was pandering for votes.
* NY1 reports that Mayor Bloomberg, on his way for a campaign breakfast, was met with protesters in Chinatown. “Bloomberg is not welcome in Chinatown. Today he thinks he can come here and buy a few votes by giving a free lunch. But a free lunch is not going to make up for eight years of destroying the community,” said one protestor.
* Today’s City Room tip sheet reported that New York City voters are still unhappy with the term limits change and The Working Families Party, which endorsed Liu and de Blasio, is a political force to be reckoned with that is turning its full attention to Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill Thompson, an outspoken critic of the term limits override by Bloomberg and the City Council.
* The Harvard Crimson writes that Bloomberg’s eating habits signifies a threat to Democracy. (Though the overriding of term limits is probably a more suitable argument).
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