Trump is as low as it gets in polls. Federal judges have blocked the travel ban (again). The White House’s Russia problems seemingly have no end.
Will Mayor de Blasio have a smooth ride to re-election? After City Councilman Eric Ulrich announced he will not run for mayor, Josh Robin discussed de Blasio’s campaign with the Monday Consultants Corner: Democrats Bill Hyers and Alexis Grenell, and Republicans Jessica Proud and J.C. Polanco.
The firing of Preet Bharara, celebrated U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, after he refused to resign surprised many —
“Sky’s the limit for him. Democrats are desperately searching for a hero right now and he’s smartly stepped into that void,” said Lis Smith, a Democratic consultant. “Hard to see much in the way of downsides in this fight.”
Preet Bharara fired after refusing to resign
“high performers” have free rein to sexually harass their female subordinates.Uber’s response tells us as much about the corrosive bro culture in too many workplaces as the allegations themselves.
The ambitions of Mr. de Blasio’s progressive government, once richly grandiose in his promises to unite a city starkly divided along economic lines, have become grounded – both by the stark realities of governance, and politics.