- Analysis | Close Friends in City Government: Money and Politics (By Joyce Purnick : WNYC Political Analyst) New York City has some of the country's most stringent laws and rules to limit the influence of money in politics. But they do only so much, as we were reminded yet again recently by revelations about questionable practices by Comptroller John Liu and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. Even Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who finances his own campaigns, cuts corners — different corners, but corners nonetheless.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Capitalism 101: Joyce Purnick Remarks on NYC Political Corruption