An Inauspicious Beginning

To The Editor: The people are best served when government operates with checks and balances. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s engineering the designation of Melissa Mark-Viverito as Speaker of the City Council tarnishes his reputation as a liberal and is an inauspicious beginning of his Mayoralty (“Mark-Viverito Named New Speaker,” Jan. 9-15, 2014).  Nor does it say […]