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My Successor? Mayor
Ponders Dream Choices

New York Times, by Michael Barbero and Michael M. Grynbaum

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Posted By:jackson, 1/8/2013 10:47:44 AM

It has been a bedrock assumption of this year’s race for New York City mayor: Michael R. Bloomberg and the muscular political operation that guided him to three electoral victories will coalesce around his favored candidate, Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker. But behind the scenes, a different reality is playing out. High-powered advisers to Mr. Bloomberg — and even the mayor himself — have chewed over alternatives, joked about dream candidates and even floated the possibility of a mayoral run to at least five boldface figures, highlighting their worry that City Hall could fall into less nimble hands.
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The Napoleon of the Big Gulp Wars needs to appoint a successor? Accidently giving the game away (of elite control of our small lives) through their arrogance.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: janjan, 1/8/2013 10:53:43 AM     (No. 9104858)

They don´t elect Mayors in NYC anymore. They just get appointed.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jimK1, 1/8/2013 10:54:27 AM     (No. 9104862)

At this point Daffy Duck would be better although I´d really like to see Yosemite Sam.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/8/2013 11:05:29 AM     (No. 9104919)

That´s in keeping with presidential and congressional elections, #1.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: JAN, 1/8/2013 11:32:39 AM     (No. 9105001)

He fears a strong freedom loving candidate that will not bow to the progressives.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 1/8/2013 11:40:24 AM     (No. 9105021)

You talk about political hubris - this tops them all. Bloomberg acts as if NYC belongs to him and the CrapMedia just eggs this guy on to choose who he thinks should be the next mayor.

How about finishing your term and taking a hike?? Who comes after you is none of your business.

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