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Zuckerman Binds Self

Mort won’t run

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Zuckerman last year.(Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Oh no! We were once promised the possibility of a Jewish governor and a new Jewish senator of America’s most Jewish state, but now, at least one of those possibilities seems significantly less likely. Mort Zuckerman, the Manhattan real estate and publishing magnate—and a major figure in the world of Jewish-American philanthropy and activism—has elected not to run for the U.S. Senate seat from New York currently held by Kirsten Gillibrand. (He followed Harold Ford, Jr.’s parallel ‘I’m not running’ announcement by a day.)

Zuckerman’s decision should go a long way toward securing Gillibrand’s election, this time to a full six-year term (she was appointed last year to replace Hillary Clinton). Which means New York will have to make do with a paltry one Jewish senator out of two.

On the other hand, even as Gov. David Paterson said he won’t resign (while Democrats say he should), a state worker is now telling authorities that Paterson asked her to silence a woman who was accusing Paterson’s longtime aide of domestic assault. Richard Ravitch, a nation—a state, anyway—turns its lonely eyes to you.

Zuckerman Decides Not To Run Against Gillibrand for Senate [NYT]
Investigators Are Told of Paterson Bid to Quiet Accuser [NYT]
Earlier: Gov. or No, Ravitch Gains Power

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Dorothy Wachsstock says:

So who cares if New York only has one Jewish Senator who votes against Jewish issues?

Better we jews have no Jewish Senators if they vote the way Senator Schumer does.

Have you noticed he has hidden himself since Pres. Obama kicked out P.M. Netanyahu? Only came out to the cameras to cry out for no charges on carry on luggage on airplanes.

Now that is saying something for Sen. Schumer, who never lets an opportunity to get in front of any camera but he hid so he could go to the Jews and tell them the same lies that Pres. Obama does in his speeches.

Do we Jews need another one like him? Or Gillibrand who votes and does whatever Schumer tells her what to do? Like his once employee Cong. Weiner who has followed in Schumer’s footsteps and votes the same way..against all what Jews believe in.

Jews who are informed are joining the Republican Jewish Coalition where they stand for Jewish issues.

Unfortunately, the myth of smart jews is just a myth if they continue to vote for this new change that Pres.Obama promised..a Marxist party to replace the democrat party.

Hey! I just would like to give a huge thumbs up for the nice data you have got here on this post. I will likely be coming again to your blog for more soon.

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