Classic Gilbert Lindsay

Rick Orlov's Tipoff column in today's Daily News quotes the best line that the late city councilman from "the great Ninth District" (as Lindsay used to say) ever mangled. During a lingering debate in the council chambers, Lindsay moaned, "The problem with City Hall is that it takes too long to get nothing done."

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