1. "Sure, Bloomberg is an important figure in American politics, but Clinton is a global icon and one of the most powerful women on the planet. And while running New York involves much more than making sure the garbage is picked up on time, it’s definitely a step down from helping negotiate a truce between Hamas and Israel or becoming the first high-ranking American official to meet Aung San Suu Kyi." —Ryu Spaeth speculates on why Hillary Clinton turned down Michael Bloomberg’s suggestion that she run for mayor of New York

    (Source: theweek.com)


  2. shortformblog:


    Shit. Is. Getting. Real.

    Philly and NJ also plan to shut down their systems. And Bloomberg just ordered residents in low-lying areas to evacuate. No word on DC yet, which is being pretty piss-poor about planning for this.

    (via shortformblog)