Playing to Gay, Racial Politics: Gov. Paterson’s Backroom Plan to Outflank Andrew Cuomo

by Benjamin Domenech on 1:21 am April 21, 2009

There’s crass politics, then there’s crass New York politics. Embattled Democrat Gov. David Paterson “refuses to go easily,” bets that playing to Al Sharpton, same-sex marriage fans will win through. “While the governor knows a lot of Democrats would rather see Cuomo at the top of the ticket, he’s counting on their fear of bloodshed.”

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