It’s Up To You New York!

SOB is reporting, and others confirm, that faced with the prospect of a likely Bloomberg win, UFT head Randi Weingarten is dealing. CW is that the UFT can’t afford not to back a winner again after the past several elections and that despite his heady lead, Bloomberg wants to cinch the deal.

Possible big losers: #1 Joel Klein if the contract is weak. Wouldn’t be the first time an urban sup’t gets sold down the river for political peace before an election. For instance, see the case of Vallas, Paul, Philadelphia 2004. #2, all the Ds in the field. #3 Weingarten herself, what if the members won’t take this? The dissident crowd will go batty…

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