Tuesday, February 12, 2013


Old Media's Coverage of the Campaigns

A campaign for Brooklyn BP with no real opponent is about to 1) get examined by main stream media 2) covered up 3) lightly examined with consultant spin explanations for Adams past (Choose 1)

 Another NY1 Puff Interview of Adams

NY1 Online: Adams Touts Record For Brooklyn B.P.(NY1)
“My focus is quality of life,” Eric Adams said. “I believe in that concept. So we can’t merely focus on building tall buildings and stadiums without building the people and giving people the resources.” Nevertheless, he added, “What I would like to do with the office is continue what Marty Markowitz has done.”

A Blogger Very Different View of Adams Past

Gatemouth dropped a large amount of opposition research against State Senator Eric Adams, who is campaigning for Brooklyn borough president. Among the items chronicled are  Mr. Adams’ racially-charged, Nation of Islam-backed campaign for Congress, his criticism of Hispanic politician for marrying a non-Hispanic wife, a sojourn into the Republican Party and, more recently, his defense of former  Senator Hiram Monserrate when he was accused of assaulting his girlfriend.
More to Come

Former Gadfly Cop Nears Coronation as Brooklyn Borough President

State Sen. Eric Adams faces virtually no opposition in his bid for borough hall—the latest step in his evolution from controversial activist to political leader.


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Recchia (D-Coney Island) now plans to challenge embattled Republican Rep. Michael Grimm, several friends told the News

Sen. Eric Adams has a divide-and-conquer strategy in the Brooklyn BP’s race. Also, he hired consultant Evan Thies. 

Brooklyn Civil War Russians Vs Orthodox
Russians and Orthodox Jews Clash at Brooklyn Redistricting Hearing(NYO)It was the multicultural American Dream, the only hope of ambitious Russian immigrants and the possible death knell of Orthodox Jewish communities, all at once, at least according to some of those testifying at the redistricting hearing last night in Brooklyn.

Pols raising big bucks for Brooklyn Borough President race(NYDN) State Sen. Eric Adams and NYC Councilman Domenic Recchia have both raised over $100,000 for the Brooklyn BP’s race, which is developing into a major fight, even though the position is largely ceremonial.  In announcing the total, Mr. Adams interestingly appeared to take potshots at the incumbent, arguing things like “People misunderstand and think the borough president has lost the ability to lead” and “I have no desire to spend the next four years cutting ribbons only.”

Gangemi Race For Brooklyn BP Will Be Over Before It Starts
Meade Esposito Suprise Candidate for Judge Who Was Beaten By Margaret Cammer for Civil Court Judge in 1982 is Announced As A Candidate for Brooklyn BP By City and State

John Gangemi was a Republican Councilman at large. He nearly beat Carey for Congress in '72, was elected Councilman at Large in '73, got tossed off ballot for State Committee in '74, lost a State Committee race in '76. Then he became a Dem. His son Frank Gangemi was jailed for stealing from his father John's law firm. A 88 man who sued the Ganmemi's charged on the witness stand that the father nurtured his son's Gambling addiction.

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