Set-up, confrontation, resolution. This is the classic story structure, and in New York politics, we got plenty of each. While other places may have their fair share of political intrigue, it seems like only in New York do politics read like a mix of Tolstoy, Becket, and Euripides. Perhaps there is a reason that there has been no great novel about New York politics–nothing could compare to the actual facts. Herewith, New York’s Biggest Political Stories of 2010. >>
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