Once he was described as an antidote to the old urban politics. Today he’s become an institution whose work could define a generation in government much like two other three-term mayors, Ed Koch and Robert Wagner. Are the news media revising their views on Mayor Bloomberg in this election year? Can he hold on to the winning image of an independent, effective reformer three times in a row?
With: Wayne Barrett, Senior Editor, The Village Voice Robert George, Associate Editorial Page Editor, New York Post Errol Louis, Columnist and Editorial Board Member, New York Daily News Joyce Purnick, veteran political columnist and reporter, The New York Times Alberto Vourvoulias-Bush, Executive Editor, El Diario/La Prensa
Moderator: Dominic Carter, Anchor, “Road to City Hall,” NY1 News