Joe Lhota Could Use Some Sourcing Help in His Attack Mailers

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Joe Lhota attends Loews Regency Hotel's Inaugural Power Breakfast at Park Avenue Winter on January 9, 2013 in New York City.NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 09: Joe Lhota attends Loews Regency Hotel's Inaugural Power Breakfast at Park Avenue Winter on January 9, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images) Photo: Andy Kropa/Getty Images2013 Getty Images

With this mayoral primary race is in its frenzied final few days, people are getting tired. But part of a mailer from Joe Lhota's campaign attacking John Catsimatidis is just sloppy: The small print under the accusation that Catsimatidis donated money to former State Comptroller Alan Hevesi, a Democrat who did prison time, reads: "Waiting for information supporting this … " But Lhota's in luck! Azi Paybarah, who noticed the gaffe in Capital New York, found the state record to support the claim. Just very publicly.