Len Berman and Michael Riedel in the Morning:
Joe Bartlett delivered the headlines to WOR’s listeners for 37 years before riding off into the sunset on May 31st. But the valued WOR alum still has legions of fans in the audience who are wondering how the respected newsman is doing, and he checked in with the guys this week for an update, plus his take on some the day’s biggest headlines.
Is crime a growing problem in New York? It’s not, according to Mayor Eric Adams, who says it is rather a perception problem fueled by negative stories in the media. But a new Siena College poll says otherwise, and Democratic strategist Melissa DeRosa joined Len and Michael this week to discuss it, saying that Adams had best pay attention to public perception.
The Ron DeSantis campaign announced last week that the Florida governor has raised $20 million in campaign funds. Yet, despite raising a staggering amount of money, DeSantis has been a distant second to Donald Trump in the polls. Rich Lowry, Editor-in-Chief of the National Review, joined Len and Michael this week to discuss why DeSantis is failing to catch fire in the polls.
Parts of our area were plagued with historic flooding this week, and former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino joined Mark to weigh in on Governor Hochul’s response.
Economist Steve Moore spoke with Mark about the latest inflation numbers released this week. Is the economy really improving or is it just liberal spin?
Where is AI technology headed? YouTube superstar Lionel joined Mark to discuss.