Hakeem Jeffries and Yvette Clarke, central Brooklyn's members of Congress, announced they were siding with Ken Thompson in the race for District Attorney, a seat Hynes has held forever (almost). (Read here.)
Now the New York Times is raising again questions about Hynes' relationship with the Hasidic community in Williamsburg.
The question is how far Hynes has gone to get the support of big wigs in that secretive society.
Mike Powell's column makes us ask whether Hynes is putting justice and morality aside to curry favor with a powerful member of the Hasidic community in order for Hynes to get Hasidic votes.