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May 11, 2006

Marty snubs Ratner foes

The Brooklyn Papers
By Gersh Kuntzman

A petty snub by the borough president or a show of respect for his mother — you decide.

In the program at the Central Brooklyn Independent Democrats' annual fundraising dinner, Marty Markowitz congratulated all award recipients, except for Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn.

Of course, it was no oversight.

“I am a proud CBID member ... but on rare occasions, I may not agree that one of their honorees is worthy,” he told The Brooklyn Papers in a statement. “Besides, my mother always taught me that if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.”

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Posted by lumi at May 11, 2006 8:44 PM