Cory Booker takes a vow of hunger

Cory Booker is a rare and unique brand of politician. Cory Booker is a human being. Since taking office in 2006, the mayor of Newark has made a name for himself for his role in lowering his city’s crime rate and squeezing a cool $100 mil out of Mark Zuckerberg for the public schools. He’s also, not insignificantly, one of liveliest, most compelling public figures on Twitter. Which is where his latest escapade begins.On November 18, the mayor busted out a little Plutarch for his Twitter followers, quoting, “An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.” Those were fighting words to some who took umbrage with the notion, prompting Booker to follow up: “We pay 4 HUGE back end govt programs: prisons, police, etc. If we invested in Schools, nutrition, etc we’d save $ & create wealth.”Continue Reading…

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Cory Booker takes a vow of hunger

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