Amador, East Ward Democrats, feel dissed by Booker on Election Day
I absolutely must hand it to blogger Max Pizzaro at Politicker NJ. He has just brought his A-game to our fair city, scratching together a story from the hard nosed, bare-knuckle politics in this local election.
The videos he’s put together are just priceless — click play below to see some wonderfully awkward moments of a very pissed-off Augusto Amador. Politicker NJ, the Daily Newarker salutes you!
“The mayor told me he wouldn’t run against me, and here we wake up today and these knuckleheads are running around promoting the mayor’s candidates,” says the veteran councilman, who was an ally of Mayor Sharpe James before making the transition to the new Booker era.
“What it tells me is they’re trying to build county committee support here to get me off the ticket in 2010,” Amador says.