Sunday, July 12, 2009

Poor little rich boy

"I made every dime that I have... I've used my money only to talk about what I would do and what I have done. There's nothing wrong with that as far as I can see... Rich people don’t always win...You can't buy an election. The public's much too smart for that. You can use it to get a message out."
(July 2, Working Families Party forum. Alas, he could not buy this endorsement, despite what the Times describes as intense lobbying and even groveling.) Hee hee. He drew hisses at a recent forum.

A comment on the Times blog:

But surely he has won the Greedy Developers Party line and the Corrupt Billionaires Party line?

— Susan

Monday, June 15, 2009

From the horse'

The mayor of NYC speaks about crime
“I don’t know how to break this to you,” Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, “but people that go out and murder people don’t read The Wall Street Journal. (April 2009)

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Cruel, stupid, doomed to fail

More stupidity from Mayor Bloomberg
On his plan to gas or blow away Canada geese with shotguns, near airports: "In the end safety of the public is No. 1 and that's what we're going to do," he added during his weekly radio show. "There is not a lot of cost involved in rounding up a couple thousand geese and letting them go to sleep with nice dreams."
Note: Experts agree that culling does not reduce bird populations