Our friend Jack Bohrer, who sometimes hangs out here and got these great marriage equality ads made for Blue Jersey just had his debut in The New Republic. His first piece for them is homegrown subject Mayor Cory Booker, whom he compares to Barack Obama. And not favorably.
It’s an excellent piece, out on the stands in the June 28th issue (but you can read it now). And it may be the reason why Booker made a point of saying this week that there are no hard feelings between him and Pres. Obama after his stunning appearance a few weeks ago on Meet the Press in which the mayor and Obama campaign surrogate said he found Obama’s campaign ads on Romney’s Bain Capital record “nauseating.”
Jack’s paints a Cory Booker that’s all sizzle, little steak and still defined more by his promise than his accomplishments. When Democrats wanted a new champion post-Corzine, what they got instead was a guy who cozied up to Chris Christie and undercut fellow Dems.
Jack represents! Go read it! Mayor Friendly – The overrated Cory Booker.