"Some elected officials in Westchester County are already lining up to kill the Cross Sound Link in its crib.
Polimeni is aware of the early sentiment here, but is undaunted by the challenge. He chuckled without any trace of malice over an item that appeared in a locally written blog called "My Rye," which began with the assertion that the out-of-towner "wants to drive a truck under your front lawn. Actually, he wants to drive thousands of trucks under lots of front lawns in Rye, New York. Every day. Really.""
Reisman’s story also mentions support for the project by former Senator Alfonse D’Amato. "Senator Pothole" penned his support in a December 7th article in Long Island Business News. One missing fact : Gary Lewi, Rubenstein Associates PR man representing tunnel developer Vincent Polimeni, was a former aide to D’Amato.
My back itches.