Give the man a cape and a mask: Newark Mayor Cory Booker saves woman from house fire

By: Friday April 13, 2012 7:36 am

There’s always so much craptastic news about vile people out there that it’s nice to report about someone who actually gives a damn. Over and over. Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker takes his day job seriously. He seems like a 24/7 elected official in the country in an era when too many pols spend [...]

Mayor Booker: Dear God, we should not put civil rights issues to a popular vote

By: Thursday January 26, 2012 9:10 pm

Today Newark, New Jersey’s Mayor Cory Booker got asked an off-topic question at a press conference. Listen to his amazing off-the-cuff response. The question was this: “The Governor is talking about putting marriage equality to a public referendum. I wonder if you have any feelings on how the Governor has handled this whole question of [...]

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