"No one knows how to do more with less than yours truly, and that's the kind of thinking I plan on sharing with my fellow New Yorkers when you elect me," he said, promising new ideas on tax breaks, tourism, gay marriage, transit and homeland security.
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
It looks like I have a little Times Square theme going on today. Earlier today I posted about the TKTS booth, and now I'm posting about perhaps Times Square's best-know "resident" - The Naked Cowboy.
The Naked Cowboy (who's neither naked nor a cowboy, discuss) has roamed around Times Square in cowboy boots and tighty whiteys for the past 10 years. He earns his living by charging tourists a small fee for posing for pictures. He's been known to do this even in the dead of winter...
But it seems as if The Cowboy (real name: Robert Burck) now has his eyes on an even bigger job - Mayor of New York City. According to the New York Post, he will announce his official candidacy tomorrow - challenging incumbent Mayor Mike Bloomberg.
Cowboy Burck states:
Hey, a Naked Cowboy would probably be a better Mayor than Rudy Giuliani was ...