With just a little more than two weeks left before primary day, the New York Times editorial board has announced its preferred Democratic mayoral candidate: Christine Quinn. (The paper also endorsed Joe Lhota, for anyone watching or voting in the Republican race.) The authors write that Mayor Bloomberg's reign has been defined by "often inspiring, sometimes maddening priorities" and "a vision that succeeded brilliantly, but incompletely." Quinn, a longtime Bloomberg ally who only began to publicly differ with him when she hit the campaign trail, "is a candidate who is ready to carry on at least as well as he did."
I was one of the 153 signers and am a veteran of the Twitter wars. But even I was taken aback by the swift, virulent response.
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The decision vividly illustrates how the doctrine shields police from accountability for using excessive force.
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The city has passed a new payroll tax on large employers that is expected to raise over $200 million a year.