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Republicans Give Up, Seek Donald Trump for Governor Run

Great idea!

Things are so bad for New York Republicans that they want Donald Trump to run for governor against Andrew Cuomo next year. The New York Post reports that Rochester assemblyman Bill Nojay is circulating a memo about how, exactly, Trump could beat Cuomo. Below are two actual sentences from Nojay’s note:

In many respects, Trump is not considered a Republican — he is his own brand, an almost iconic figure of Rockefellerian proportions. This will benefit him because many people who could never bring themselves to vote for a Republican would vote for Trump as Trump.

Here are — in no particular order — some more things that Trump is considered: 1) An idiot 2) An attention whore 3) A blowhard. But hey, that does make him like a lot of current politicians.

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Menu: Did NYT Miss A Chance To Break The Watergate Story?

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Our new FishbowlNY editor Amanda Ernst joined the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast this morning.

Did the New York Times have the Watergate scandal tip even earlier than Woodward and Bernstein put the pieces together for the Washington Post? So says a Times article. We’ll discuss the implications, as well as a couple other stories from the newsfeed: Twitter’s new TV show and Republicans flocking to HuffPost.

Also discussed: the breaking news of Pres. Obama‘s Supreme Court nominee, Sonia Sotomayor.

You can listen to all the past podcasts at BlogTalkRadio.com/mediabistro and call in at 646-929-0321.

Drunk Journos | The Next Judge Judy | Google ‘Fools | ‘Toos Takes On Forbes.com | Wired Watched

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  • Boozin’: In the newsroom. [CJR]

  • Anna Nicole Judge: New TV show? [B&C]
  • April Fools: From Google. [ETP]
  • Rubenstein’s: New column. [WWD]
  • Wired Writer: Watched closely. [NYT]
  • Paris Hilton, Republicans: Fire back at Manhattan Mini Storage ads. [NYP]