Media hires, volcanic ash, mayoral money in the Cayman Islands, and no repentence from Goldman Sachs. Heyo! All that and more key findings from the past seven days.
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Young Republicans chide David Paterson for, among other things, not calling a special election to fill the seat vacated by Democratic Rep. Eric Massa. The refrain is “screw you tax payer.” Which is something.
Paterson has said he has concerns about how much money it’ll cost to hold a special election, something he Read More
“Who is the man behind the hard stare?” asks The Washington Post this morning in a profile of Eric Massa.
The Post got its hands on Eric Massa’s old Naval Academy yearbook from his salty sailing days, and–while most of the out-of-uniform portraits are breezy, smiling shots of young sailors about to Read More
Fox is at a crossroads because of Glenn Beck’s antics, writes Howard Kurtz in The Washington Post this morning. Naturally, Roger Ailes loves Mr. Beck for the huge lead-in he provides to the network’s evening lineup.
But Fox employees–the ones who still harbor hopes of being regarded as a legitimate journalistic outlet–so loathe Read More
Dan Cantor is throwing down the gauntlet, threatening to withhold the W.F.P.’s support for Democrats who don’t support the health care bill in Washington.
In announcing the move, the party noted “Votes on the WFP ballot line have been the margin of victory for Democratic Congressional candidates in New York five times since Read More
Seinfeld: “If you’re going to sexually harass people who work under you, dude, don’t trade mark it.”
Meyers: “It’s truly incredible to be New York’s biggest disaster at a time when David Paterson is still governor.” Read More
Well, David Paterson must be pleased that Eric Massa took over the news cycle.
Mr. Massa was kind enough to teach us some new words: fracking and snorkeling. Elsewhere, we discovered the goodness of Garden and Gun, the twisted beauty of a little blight, and the inevitablity of e-books. We also got a window into Read More
The House Ethics Committee has said it’s done investigating salty former Congressman Eric Massa, the Daily News has not.
Yesterday, the paper sent a reporter to the house where the alleged snorkeler admittedly lived with his male staffers before his chief of staff had a “conniption” over the arrangement. Read More
David Paterson did not commit to a specific date by which he’d call a special election for the upstate congressional seat vacated by Democratic Rep. Eric Massa.
“I would not imagine it would be too long,” Paterson said this morning during an interview on WOR News Talk Radio.
Massa resigned from Congress Read More
The House Ethics Committee abandoned its probe of Eric Massa this afternoon–according to The Washington Post–concluding that it couldn’t do anything to the former congressman even if it uncovered the fracking, or snorkeling, or text messages that appeared to be out there.
Republicans are pressing for the committee Read More