How To Blow $100M And Have It Backfire


Liz Benjamin reports:

With 90 percent of precincts reporting, Mayor Bloomberg is leading Bill Thompson by 494,367 to 461,129.

That’s 50.0 percent to 46.7 percent, which is not decisive. Not at all.

It’s more like a cliffhanger. And this after spending some $100 million of his own cash.

Maybe NYers are much harder to buy than you thought, eh, Mike?

Meanwhile, up in NY-23, Bill Owens (D) is doing well:

Thirty-one percent of precincts are reporting and he’s leading Conservative Doug Hoffman, 51.1 percent to 43.9 percent.