“How’m I Doing?”: You Did Just Fine. RIP Mayor Ed Koch

Koch’s New York, when you didn’t need to be a billionaire to live here,  seems so long ago.

Philip Johnson, Jackie Kennedy, Bess Meyerson, Ed Koch--Saving Grand Central Station

Philip Johnson, Jackie Kennedy, Bess Meyerson, Ed Koch–Saving Grand Central Station 1976

And now, upon his death as in his life18ccb63a53aabc6f8e813de9220c8903, we speculate  about his sexuality and remember all the “Vote for Cuomo, Not the Homo” ugliness and hate of those less enlightened New York years.

Common kiddies. It’s 2013.  Is it really our business how an 88 year old man spent

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge

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Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge

c0f85aa01136bae7fe1593d02ab785c3his flaming youth or private romantic moments ?  Suffice it to say that Koch’s  official date was always Miss America, Bess Meyerson.  And think about it, when was the last time New York had a happily married mayor? Lindsay? Not so fast. Ask Mrs. Brady, Florence Henderson, what happened with her and Big John.

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