Readers of Political Insider expect a tasty helping of snark with political dish prepared by Chef Augie Torres.
But GA was surprised to find a little arsenic in Mayor Zimmer's helping today in Augie's Power List."
Augie's quotation marks around the word "she" appear to reference litigation emails leaked by Carmelo Garcia prior to the November election. The emails, leaked to the press and Zimmer's political enemies were spun as "proof" that that the mayor's husband was "the brain trust behind Mayor Zimmer... the "Wizard of Oz hiding behind the mayor's skirt's" (quote by Al Sullivan.)
|Al Sullivan's November 1, 2015 column, "Citizen Grossbard"|
GA obtained the leaked emails and debunked this spin as absolute bullshit.
Maybe Augie needs to dry off from the Hudson County testosterone pool, and get it in his head that a woman is leading Hoboken, not a man. Augie's bought into the misogynistic "Stawn" talking point, or taps the nasty whisper campaign by the mayor's enemies.
Knowing the mayor, she doesn't care. So, this is from me (and anyone else who feels likewise):