We don't spend enough time on New York City politics in these parts, something that FOG:TB Wheelhouse Geoff has pointed out. In an effort to rectify that, provide you with new and exciting filler and extend the string of posts involving prominent Asian-Americans, we bring you the following story from The Gothamist.
John Liu Makes Everyone Call Him "Mr. Comptroller"
New city comptroller John Liu takes his job seriously — so seriously in fact that he requires his staffers to rise from their chairs when he enters the room and refer to him as "Mr. Comptroller." Liu introduced the mandatory formalities in meetings last week, and they already have "veteran denizens of the Municipal Building snickering behind his back," according to the Post.
In reality, the only thing we really care about in this story is the image that accompanied it, reproduced faithfully above. That's some top notch, top notch journalisticing.