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Monday, May 20, 2013

Anthony Weiner (Stephen Nessen/WNYC)

Brigid Bergin, WNYC reporter, talks about the latest in the mayoral race, including campaign finance and talks of whether Anthony Weiner might become an official candidate. Also, Andrew Wolf, contributing editor for The New York Sun, and Editor and Publisher of the Bronx Press Review and Riverdale Review newspapers in Bronx County, talks about his piece urging Anthony Weiner to run and his view that Weiner will add energy to the Democratic ticket for mayor.

Guests:

Brigid Bergin and Andrew Wolf

Comments [3]

**Essential Follow-up to my Previous Post**

Before posting my previous comment, I had searched /Google/ for "'eric salgado' site:wnyc.org" and no results were returned. Just afterward, however, I decided to try the search function on wnyc.org itself and sure enough, I saw that Rev. Salgado had in fact been a guest on the BL Show on April 9th.
( http://www.wnyc.org/shows/bl/2013/apr/09/erick-salgado-candidate-mayor/ )

I also realized that I had been misspelling 'Erick', omitting the 'k'. When I subsequently tried the same search on Google but with the correctly-spelled name, the results returned included not only the
aforementioned BL segment but also the proper, official web site for Rev. Salgado's campaign, which I had previously been unable to find:
http://www.salgadonyc.com/

May. 21 2013 07:03 AM

Eric Salgado, an Evangelical pastor, is another candidate for mayor running in the Democrat primary.
(Unfortunately, what he has for a web site appears appallingly abysmal and lacking of information:
https://sites.google.com/site/salgadoformayor/ )

Will Rev. Salgado be on the show? Has he even been mentioned?

Orthodox Jewish Rabbis have declared that it is "mitzvah" to support and vote for Salgado:
http://unitedtosaveamerica.blogspot.com/2013/04/rabbis-say-its-mitzva-to-vote-for-erick.html
.................

Regarding Anthony Weiner, was he not one of the more reflexively "hawkishly" "pro-Israel" members of congress?

I contend that this should be mentioned when describing Weiner as "one of the most liberal" members of congress.

May. 21 2013 06:16 AM
Amy from Manhattan

So even today, a woman candidate's revelations of bulimia & alcoholism are covered in a women's fashion magazine & in the style section of newspapers? If a male candidate made similar statements, would the coverage be in "Esquire" or "GQ" & in...hmm, what *is* the equivalent of the style section for men? Oh, right--that would be the front section of the paper.

May. 21 2013 02:00 AM

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