Steve Politi and Mike Lupica have taken Bruce Ratner to task over the past two days for over-reaching. Politi suggests Ratner's recent financial woes could be good news for Newark and Lupica slams Ratner for not just building an arena. Counterpoint to both comes from an odd place. Norman Oder, the critics favorite blogger, suggests Politi is the one overreaching and that Lupica doesn't get the economics.
- The Newark solution? Optimism from Star-Ledger columnist seems a bit overblown - Norman Oder - Atlantic Yards Report
- Lupica: Ratner should have just built an arena; AYR: there wouldn't have been as much profit - Norman Oder - Atlantic Yards Report