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What We Learned at the GOP Mayoral Debate

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Greg David, director of the Business & Economics Reporting Program at CUNY Journalism School, contributor to Crain's New York Business, and author of Modern New York: The Life and Economics of a City, discusses the forum he hosted for Republican mayoral hopefuls.

 

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Comments [19]

This is a line-up of circus clowns!!!

Mar. 07 2013 10:46 AM
Bob from Brooklyn

Republican, Democrat, blah blah blah. These labels are meaningless. These are the power hungry class. That's how we should view them - a bunch of dudes who want more power for themselves.

Mar. 07 2013 10:43 AM

I might point out that BOTH, Rudy Giuliani AND Greg David are JERKS!!!!

Mar. 07 2013 10:42 AM

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!

"...I don't like the bike lanes".

GEEEZUS, WHAT A MORON!?!?

Mar. 07 2013 10:39 AM
Bob from Brooklyn

Any questions about Stop and Frisk? How about NYPD spying on Muslims and underaged children?

Mar. 07 2013 10:39 AM

bikes ARE traffic!
why are car owners given special rights in this nation!!!

Mar. 07 2013 10:38 AM

Why the hell does WNYC roll Greg David out soooo often?!?!

Mar. 07 2013 10:37 AM

Adolpho?!?!?!

REALLY!??!??

GEEEZUS!!

Mar. 07 2013 10:34 AM
fuva from harlemworld

Say word: A question from Greg David about inequality?!! (and OF COURSE this means inequality of opportunity. The jackal that referred to "equality of oiutcome" is a straw-man-slinging slickster.)

Folks, we are chipping away at the nonsense, lie by lie. Let's keep it up.

Mar. 07 2013 10:34 AM
Jamie Watts from Manhattan

How does Greg David "moderate" a debate among 5 candidates when he has publicly come out in support of one (Lohta)? He's a journalism professor? What is he teaching?

Mar. 07 2013 10:33 AM
Julie from NYC

In Switzerland they have vocational education and a 4% youth unemployment rate.

Mar. 07 2013 10:33 AM

P L E A S E!!! Shut that George McDonald, UP!!!

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Mar. 07 2013 10:31 AM

Maybe married women should not get minimum wage if her husband make more that 30K
Seem odd right?

Mar. 07 2013 10:30 AM

ummm if im 18 with a family do i get the full pay?

Mar. 07 2013 10:28 AM
antonio from baySide

I meant in exchange..

Mar. 07 2013 10:28 AM
Bob from Brooklyn

Minimum wage cowards and greedy bastards. Separate min wage for different ages? FU, idiots.

Mar. 07 2013 10:28 AM
antonio from baySide

Never forget when this guy said 200k is not a lot of money....

Why bother with this? I guess whose the most anti-poor/working person!

This is a great question for the ownership society bunch...
Would the candidates be in favor of a minmum wage of 20.00 - 30.00 dollars in favor of dismantling safety net programs?

Mar. 07 2013 10:27 AM
Bob from Brooklyn

Let me guess what the debate was about: LET"S DO MORE FOR BUSINESS.

The end.

Mar. 07 2013 10:25 AM
Bob from Brooklyn

This is going to be hilarious.

Mar. 07 2013 10:22 AM

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