- October 11, 1999
- Law & Ordure
The mayor has every right to attack dung-flecked art -- except the right to sanction a museum showing it. As if such particulars ever mattered to the Scarpia of City Hall.
- September 27, 1999
- My Darling Clemency
The offer to pardon FALN terrorists inspired a textbook case of political hot potato as the mayor, the "Post," and even the cardinal lobbed burning spuds Hillary's way.
- July 19, 1999
- Hill Country
Hillary Clinton may not be a seasoned pol, but she kicked off her Senate campaign like one, coming on not like gangbusters but like someone with all the time in the world.
- June 14, 1999
- Centrist Casting
Rudy Giuliani isn't the only sort-of-moderate Republican looking to rent a Senate seat; meet Suffolk County congressman Rick Lazio, preaching the unlikely gospel of inclusion.
- June 7, 1999
Harold Ickes -- the "nuclear weapon" of political campaigning and unlikely Bubba loyalist -- is quietly laying the groundwork for Mrs. Clinton's Senate bid.
- May 10, 1999
- Not in Service
Reasonable people may concur with Mayor Giuliani's vow to dismantle the Board of Education, but the timing smacks of politicking elsewhere, not leadership here.
- April 12, 1999
- Alienable Rights
To black New Yorkers, Rudy Giuliani's seemingly enlightened promise of "one city, one standard" never rang true -- as the Diallo case has now made brutally clear.
- March 8, 1999
- Divided We Stand
Where are the politicians -- particularly the white politicians -- willing to confront the racial schism over police brutality and offer real leadership?
- February 15, 1999
- Class Warfare
Painfully aware the Republican Party has no use for two moderate New Yorkers, Rudy and George have turned their private battle of wills into a schoolyard brawl.
- October 19, 1998
- Al Hands on Deck
Low voter turnout usually helps the GOP, but if Al D'Amato can't inspire the voters, Chuck Schumer could be the surprise beneficiary of a scandal-scarred electorate.