By Wayne Barrett with special reporting by Naomi Lindt July 29, 2003
Ever since a second Brooklyn judge was nabbed back in April for taking bribes, the news pages have been awash again in the predictably salacious saga of Court Street collusion, with judgeship-and-endorsement-for-sale headlines so déjà vu they seem recycled. Happily unnoticed so far in this media furor is the citywide embodiment of the Brooklyn Democratic organization, Comptroller Bill Thompson, the 50-year-old son of the county's onetime most powerful judge, whose every step up the political ladder has been guided... More >>>
By photo: Cary Conover
Thompson (left) and Norman: Their alliance may prove an embarrassment should the comptroller run for mayor.