Monday, August 5, 2013

Mayoral Bid A Liu-sing Proposition

John Liu Denied Matching Funds

John Liu's actually done a pretty fine job as comptroller as far as I can tell.  And he's clearly a capable and ambitious guy.  But as I said at the beginning, he should have stood for reelection and let the scandal fizzle out. He was too damaged to have a legitimate shot at Gracie Mansion this cycle.  The CFB decision is the final nail in the coffin for this campaign. 

John Liu. (Photo: Getty) The city's Campaign Finance board has ruled to deny more than $3.5 million in public matching funds to City Comptroller John Liu, putting his election prospects into serious …

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