Gadflies got whiplash at a Democratic power broker’s annual pre–Election Day breakfast at Junior’s last Friday as virtually the entire political class traded City Hall gossip, election strategy and, of course, cheesecake-filled goodie bags.
Democratic state committeeman Steve Cohn, a once (and future?) City Council candidate, hosts the breakfast every year with bar mitzvah–like good cheer.
On hand were City Comptroller (and future mayor?) Bill Thompson, Rep. (and future mayor?) Anthony Weiner (right, in photo with Cohn and Rep. Jerry Nadler), Councilman (and future public advocate?) Bill DeBlasio, Councilman (and future councilman?) David Yassky, plus all the aides and hangers-on who make the business of politics so much fun.
Former Borough President Howard Golden (above) was also on hand.
©2008 Community News Group
By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:
You agree that you, and not BrooklynPaper.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynPaper.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.