Fidler Goes OTR
Here's What He's Got to Say
So Speaker Quinn? How did it all go down?
Not really sure. Tell you the truth, not sure that I want know ... at least not for a while.
She [Quinn] was ... the term that was used most often - in a positive way - the lowest common denominator ... she had the most acceptable politics to the most people ... certainly the most acceptable to me.
So Miller time was good for
What's good about this deal for the Council and the public?
Christine Quinn is going to be an excellent speaker. Despite the notion that you guys had that this is all up to the party leaders, the choice of Christine Quinn is truly the choice of the majority of the Council.
What's bad about it?
It wasn't me.
There are rumors flying that Katz will be ousted from Land Use. Is this true?
As far as I know, not in the least. While Melinda may have maneuvered earlier on while jockeying for position ... I think once she realized that it was not going to be her, and that 49 other Council Members would jump to Chair the Land Use Committee, she decided to hold onto what she's got.