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Unlike the charisma-challenged Mayor Mike Bloomberg, when Democrat Ed Koch was Mayor of New York you could always count on him for a good sound bite. He’s a politician, so it is not surprising that he’s still camera-ready as he turns coats to become the official New York City greeter for the upcoming Republican convention.
At a City Hall press conference announcing the appointment, Koch said helping out as a volunteer will pay off. “I have estimated that of the 8,000 volunteers, 2,000 will meet another volunteer and get married,” he cracked.