I’m thinking of printing up some bumper stickers that read, “Honk if you’re a Democrat who is not running for president!” Mayor de Blasio is now in, no doubt with memories of how well both John Lindsay and Rudy Giuliani fared with their base in Gracie Mansion. Don’t they know you need to live midtown on 5th Avenue to win the White House? Is there a switchyard big enough to handle this many presidential candidates, or is 2020 fated to be the Great Train Wreck Election for Democrats? Meanwhile, groundhogs everywhere have a new reason to dread February 2.
Headlines of the week (mostly from Florida):
And finally, in honor of Doris Day, dog lover: