Charter school maven Eva Moskowitz may have a mayoral run in her future.I have no doubt she plans on running for mayor.
“I might run for mayor some day,” she said on the John Gambling radio show. “But right now, I’m very, very focused on educating the 10,000 kids that will be with us in 95 business days.”
“I thought I was leaving elected office and politics in order to focus on schooling, but as you know schooling turns out to be frankly even more political than politics,” she said. “I may [run for office]. I believe public service is incredibly important. But I also love the kids.”
Moskowitz, who has clashed with Mayor de Blasio since he took office, said her current focus is expanding her Success Academy network.
“I’m very, very focused on not only creating world class schools at scale, but changing the public policy in this country that every day prevents children from getting access to the American dream,” she said.
Whether she can actually be a serious contender after all the controversy is another matter.
But who knows?
Who'd have thought the same Andy Cuomo who had to slink away after the Carl McCall mess would have 87% approval ratings in the first year of his first term as governor?