Untold Election Stories

by Richard Brookhiser

1. Bloomberg’s last minute collapse. He was leading in some polls by thirty or more points over the weekend, yet he won by only twenty. If Freddy Ferrer had only had four more days…!

2. The state of our city. So we have a Republican mayor who 1) is acutally a liberal Democrat 2) spent $100 million on his race and 3) ran against a sad sack hack, and still only won by twenty percent. Poor, poor Gotham.