One of the more interesting moments last night was watching the interaction between Skip Scirocco and the other Republicans at the Holiday Inn. It was no secret that only hours before Scirocco had stood on the corner of Broadway and Church waiving signs ALONG SIDE of Ron Kim and the Unions, his immediate family had also campaigned for Kim and his lingering stares and little winks to Kim had long been a stable and fodder for jokes at Council meeting. Now there he was the prodigal son returning to ask forgiveness from the iconic long time leader of the Grand Old Party and Chairman of the Saratoga County Republican Committee Jasper Nolan. Seeking to kiss the hand that he had betrayed only hours earlier. Jasper who has always been a decent man and who has mellowed considerably in old age welcomed Scirocco back to the fold. But a word of warning Jasper once a snake always a snake and if Scirocco feels the winds blowing away from the GOP, Scirocco’s loyalty will disappear into thin air. One can only wonder if Scirocco will have the audacity to hire some of the hard core remnants of the DFC in public works. We will have to wait and see.
Kim stayed classless to the bitter end last night refusing to take any blame for his loss or credit Johnson for his win. Blaming his entire defeat on Johnson’s ability to outspend him. Memo to KIM: YOU LOST NOT BECAUSE OF YOUR LACK OF MONEY, BUT BECAUSE OF YOUR LACK OF IDEAS
On a lighter note what are the odds of Kim going to the Council meeting tonight? Fifty fifty?