There will be no such incentiveand no independent prosecutorso long as Giuliani is mayor. He has provided me with the first compelling reason for term limits.
Another sign of the dreary immediate future is an article by Peter Maas, Serpico's biographer, in the May 10 Parade, celebrating the Giuliani-Safir command of the police force. Both, triumphant, are on the cover. But not a word in the article about rampant police brutality on their watch. Peter Maas knows better.