Spin Cycle

News, views and commentary on Long Island, state and national politics.

The Hamptons are the fifth borough of Manhattan. Went to Ground Zero and trying to decide which refrigerator magnet to buy. Wonder if Dennis Potvin still plays for the Mets.

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All these are spoof tweets (visible by clicking here) from someone who mischievously communicates on Twitter under the name Harold Fraud, with a big "I love New York" tourist logo on the site. One such message: "Has anyone seen my wallet?"

There's a more serious broadside worth reading in the New Republic, posted here.