Ed Koch Is Still Dem Enough to Think Hillary Should Be Next President

Koch
Photo: Patrick McMullan

Name: Ed Koch

Age: 81

Job: Partner, Bryan Cave LLP; former mayor of New York

Neighborhood: Greenwich Village

Who's your favorite New Yorker, living or dead, real or fictional?
Jack Rudin.

What's the best meal you've eaten in New York?
Anything at Il Mulino.

In one sentence, what do you actually do all day in your job?
I practice law and write commentaries, movie reviews, and books.

Where do you get your coffee?
Starbucks.

What's the last thing you saw on Broadway?
A Chorus Line, the new version.

Do you give money to panhandlers?
No.

What's your drink?
Beer.

How often do you prepare your own meals?
Dinner three times a week.

What's your favorite medication?
Coumadin.

What's hanging above your sofa?
Three works of art.

How much is too much to spend on a haircut?
Anything more than $35.

When's bedtime?
Midnight.

Brunch: pro or con?
Pro.

What's your thread count?
My bed linens are 320.

What do you hate most about living in New York?
Absolutely nothing.

What's your brand of jeans?
Levi's.

When was the last time you drove a car?
1965.

Who should be the next president?
Hillary Clinton.

Times, Post, or Daily News?
All three.

Yankees or Mets?
Indifferent.

What makes someone a New Yorker?
If you live here for six months and find that you walk faster, talk faster, and think faster, you are a New Yorker.