NYC High“: A portrait series and daily feature in which we introduce you to one New York City council member per day, as drawn by Lauri Apple, until Election Day 2010 (Nov. 2).

Name: Peter Koo (R)
District 20: Queens
Reps: Flushing, Queensboro Hill, Mitchell Gardens, Kissena Park, Harding Heights, Auburndale; part of Whitestone.
Member: since January 2010.

-Is originally from Hong Kong, but moved to the U.S. and paid his way through pharmacy school by working at all-American high-fructose favorites Dunkin Donuts and KFC.
-Was recently called a “Quisling leader”—a reference to the Nazis’ Norwegian pal Vidkun Quisling—by a business lobbyist for supporting the Flushing Commons residential/retail project.
-Still sells drugs.

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