Who wants another Koch?
In this Observer article
, we get way, way too close to reliving the schtick. Chuck is one thing, but we're over Ed.
It's worth noting (this is a blog, after all, where not much isn't worthy of noting) that if this Congressman goes head to head with any one of the other hopefuls, we've got a race on our hands, a la Green v. Ferrer 2001. Think about it:
- Ferrer versus Weiner: he plays the old [Mark] Green card, which Ferrer has not proven he'd be able to beat with his rehashed message.
- Miller versus Weiner: Weiner's a hell of a lot more interesting and palatable, and we all know New Yorkers need character in their heads of city.
- Fields versus Weiner: moving on...
Then again, Ferrer's at the top of the heap. The question is, will New York Dems and Bloomberg-haters (there ain't too many of em, and we can include activist group ACORN in the lukewarm-on-Bloomie-and-seeing-the-writing-on-the-wall
set) bond together to pick the most electable? Probably not, but if they do, Freddy's got some work to do ("Top Dem: Look Out, Freddy"