Greenpoint, October, 2015

Friday, January 9, 2015

A Bridge for Bess?

Traffic on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge is moving well. Mario Cuomo is dead, and now Bess Myerson. They make our current crop of New York pols look pretty shabby (even without throwing in Bella Abzug).
(Courtesy Daily News)
Here's Ed and Bess celebrating Koch's 1977 mayoral primary victory over Mario Cuomo. Was Bess on board to bring a sheen of heterosexual legitimacy to Koch's campaign? It's water under the bridge now. We leave the "Bess Mess" of the early 80's for another time. All in all, I think she deserves a bridge named after her too.

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