Wendy Kaminer

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Why Didn't New Jersey Mayors Stand Up to Chris Christie?

The best way to stop a bully is to speak out, but disappointingly, officials waited until the governor was vulnerable to air their complaints.

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Michael Bloomberg, Civil Libertarian Extraordinaire?

Sure, the mayor crusades against soft drinks and cigarettes. But he's got a great record where it counts.

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Why Sunlight Preservation Should Trump Local Control

Massachusetts is considering a bill that would limit sky rises, despite charges that it violates Boston's right to develop freely