KochYa!: Foot in mouth, ready to run

Foot in mouth, ready to run

No sooner had Ed Koch announced that he was going to run for Governor of New York than Playboy magazine hit the stands with an interview as sizzling as any centerfold. The attraction: the New York mayor holding forth on everything from Black Leader Jesse Jackson ("bad news"), his own alleged racism ("b.s."), to cracks about all life outside his city. "Have you ever lived in the suburbs? It's sterile. It's wasting your life ... Rural America? This is a joke..."

Conducted back in December, the interview instantly reminded people of Jimmy Carter's infamous "adultery in my...

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