An Unacceptable Risk for Ari Fleischer

So about that scintillating rumor – the one picked up and held firmly at arm’s length last week by super-sub Andrew Rice — about Westchester native and former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer running for the Sue Kelly seat in 2008…

Fleischer wishes to put the speculation to rest once and for all.

For the record, he said in an impressively Shermanesque email, “I do want you to know that I am NOT running. Now that I have children, I would never do anything that could risk making them into Redskin fans.”

– Josh Benson