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Entries by Will Schwartz from 11/2009

The Win That Should Have Been: Holding the DNC Responsible for Tuesday's Loss

| Posted 11.05.2009 | New York

What could have swung this mayoral election into a Thompson win?

| Posted 11.09.2009 | New York

Within hours of winning their elections, Bill De Blasio, our future public advocate, and John Liu, our comptroller-elect, each demonstrated their own distinct styles of ineptitude.

What We're Not Saying: Why I Miss Eliot Spitzer

| Posted 11.16.2009 | New York

We were perversely short-sighted with the way we handled Eliot Spitzer. We prioritized our blood lust for personal justice over our desire for effective public policy.

Going Broke in Albany, Part 1: Explaining The Budget and How We're Botching It

| Posted 11.23.2009 | New York

If the Senate gets their way, in just a few years we'll end up having to gut education, Medicaid, and public assistance. In just a few months, we'll have to lay off state employees.