THE COPS didn't care who Jewell Williams was when they tightened the cuffs around his wrists and threw him into the back of a police cruiser.
After 22 years of being a columnist, Elmer Smith says goodbye to a job that he says is, "too much fun to call it work."
THERE IS a tacit agreement between a man and a woman when he takes her out for the evening.
The implied contract is that, no matter how the date goes, he will return her safely. We learn it as boys, hopefully before our first date.
A PANEL of experts spent an hour of TV time last month debating this weighty issue: Is organized labor really a special interest?
Elmer Smith: In an interview on Thursday, Arlene Ackerman said she had "been asked to do things that are totally unconscionable."
STATE REP. Mark Longietti shuffled through his sheaf of papers and pulled up the study that summed up his concerns about expanding school choice.
THE ARMED Somali thugs pledge their allegiance to different warlords now from those they did when I was there to witness the famine of 1992.
JOHNSTOWN, Pa., would look like Manhattan on steroids by now if every dime from the Johnstown flood tax had gone to rebuilding it.
Elmer Smith: Rick Santorum and other conservative candidates know they'll never be held to pledges they sign.
YOU REALLY can't appreciate those deficit-reduction talks on Capitol Hill until you've seen the mating dance of the blue-footed booby.
THEY GOT it right.
The jurors in the Casey Anthony trial reached the only verdict they could have reached.
THERE THEY were, the mayor, the schools superintendent and City Council, all hugged up together for their new family photo.
Elmer Smith is a member of the Daily News Editorial Board.