It's usually very simple to spot a politician at a public event: the formal attire, the stiff demeanor, the inevitable entourage. Spotting Marty Markowitz, candidate for Brooklyn borough president, is even easier. All you need is a pair of reasonably functioning ears. Markowitz's voice—loud, coarse, with an unmistakable brooklyn accent—can carry for quite a distance, outmuscling any noise it comes across. "Hello, Brooklyn!" he roars at the Grand Army Plaza green market one Saturday morning. "I'm Marty Markowitz. I'm running for Brooklyn borough president. Frankly I'd rather be on a beach with a martini, but I'm glad to see... More >>>