What is happening in the New York media market?

New York - Sitting in a New York hotel room this morning and it is hard to not notice that last night Republicans flipped the New Jersey Governorship, county execs in Nassau and Westchester, and the mayorality in Stamford, CT.   A non-Democrat and very public Bush supporter won the NY mayor's race, and Chris Dodd, a Democratic Senator from nearby Connecticut, is trailing badly in early polls. 

Any thoughts about this?