BHB is here at the St. Francis College Auditorium, awaiting what is sure to be a most riveting display of oratorical prowess.
So far, the auditorium is PACKED…with empty seats. Come on down!
6:59pm: auditorium filling up nicely. Note to St. Francis College: Free your WiFi, Free Your Mind
7:05pm: and the debate is on! your moderator, Dick Dady.
7:09pm: there will be audience participation! You can ask a question, but you must write it on a piece a paper, presumably in crayon.
7:14pm: Connor’s opening remarks. Trip down “memory lane”. Joe Franklin nowhere in sight. Blaming his record on Republican domination of the senate.
7:18pm: Squadron’s opening remarks. He’s young! He’s motivated! He sounds a bit like Kermit!
7:33pm: Connor brought his people tonight. Audience seems to be in favor of him. One Connor supporter is knitting her way through the issues.
Connor talking about what he knows best: election law and ballot access
7:35pm: Squadron just gave connor some chin music
7:37pm: Connor: I am shocked, SHOCKED you would think I kicked anyone off the ballot as an election lawyer
7:42pm: Wow, Connor on the defensive. Getting angry over voting against the smoking ban. Breathe, connor, breathe.
and he’s completely ignoring the question about voting against commuter tax.
7:47pm: Connor blaming commuter tax demise on Giuliani
7:52pm: Squadron defending his brooklyn bridge park position. Doesn’t want to stop the park, just the condos. And the crowd goes wild!
7:56pm: Connor: I got the funds for the park, me, me,me! And the crowd goes wild!
7:51pm: knitting lady update: she’s almost done. I think its a scarf.
8:05pm: talking about education. Really, these guys are on the same side. Connor taking shots at Squadron.
8:09pm: Oh, this is rich…Connor accusing Squadron of using too many posters and leaving around too much trash
Connor to Squadron: get off my lawn!