Saturday, October 30, 2010

Mayor Ed Koch and Yankees best exemplify NY-Wall St. Journal poll

10/29, "Turning to sports, the Journal poll asked voters which team—the Yankees, the Mets, the Giants, the Jets, the Knicks, the Nets, the Rangers—best embodies the qualities and spirit of New York City. The poll found that 59% chose the Bronx Bombers. The Mets came in a distant second place, at 11%.
  • But wait—it gets worse for the Amazin' Mets. Even voters in Queens, the Mets' home base, gave the team the Bronx salute. According to the poll, 52% of Queens voters picked the Yankees, while only 13% chose the Mets.

So, who is the most quintessential New Yorker? Former Mayor Ed Koch topped that list, with 20% support, followed by Mr. Giuliani, with 18%."...


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