Monday, June 16, 2008

Power Struggles on Staten Island by Ben Ryder Howe

On Staten Island, Republicans have put forward retired banker Frank Powers. He's been challenged, meanwhile, by Fran Powers, the punk rocker and carpenter... and his estranged son from Powers Sr.'s first marriage.

A very funny account by former Paris Review editor Ben Ryder Howe, at The New Yorker on-line. Read the whole thing here.

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