Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Coughlin v Arshinkoff: Spanish Inquisition on Tap

Coughlin claims to have taken the majority of contested seats on the Central Committee. It’s probably not enough to dethrone A2, but things may be looking up for Team Coughlin now that Brunner has tossed Alex from the Board of Elections.

One of Arshinkoff’s keys was maintaining patronage jobs. With the loss of the BOE position, his ability to do this is a bit more circumscribed.

Indeed, the Board of Elections purge is already underway. If Arshinkoff hangs on, expect an industrial size dose of reprisals and more show trials.

Or, perhaps, the Spanish Inquisition: