State Senate Screwees II

Our excellent Albany bureau (OK, it’s the Times’s Albany bureau, but let’s not quibble.) takes a look today at the

Our excellent Albany bureau (OK, it’s the Times’s Albany bureau, but let’s not quibble.) takes a look today at the Republican State Senate majority’s apparent decision to punish communities in Syracuse and East Harlem who committed the grave sin of electing Democratic legislators, a situation we wrote about last week.

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The Times finally gets Majority Leader Joe Bruno‘s spokesman, John Mcardle, on the record on this question. And while we’re a little disappointed that Bruno hasn’t yet realized that his stance on this issue is a major blow to his attempt to cast himself as a reformer, we have to admit we kind of admire John’s style:

“‘There is no timetable for the funds to flow,’ Mr. McArdle said.”

State Senate Screwees II