Thursday, April 21, 2005

How much does a political line cost?

In Newsday today:
One Bloomberg insider derides Working Families as a "bargain-basement" line for
the Democrats.

Well, if there's one politician in New York who knows something about how much it costs to buy a political line ...

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

I don't even understand what this is supposed to mean. That it doesn't take big contributions to get the WFP line? This is supposed to be criticism?

Blair Goodman said...

Well, it does leave us as an option for (shudder) working people! Imagine That!

Feiner Points said...

We should be exposing the Independence party for thefraud it is---we should be telling the 360,000 enrollees who think they are not members of a party that they are and they are being used by political operatives to gain political jobs --as in Rockland where the party chair sold the line for a $100,000 part time job------and additionally we have got to start thinking of being more than a sub-set of the Democratic party--we should be runing more of our own candidates to demonstrate that we have ideas that benefir working families

Anonymous said...

So how exactly do we expose the Independence Party? How do we tell them? Smoke signals? A mailing?

Anonymous said...

smoke signals will probably confuse people.

lets go with a mailing, its tried and true.

Anonymous said...

Bertha Lewis sold out to Bloomberg last week. Why should WFP be any different? Many WFP endorsements are the worst the Democrats have to offer.