Decoding Pataki

The Governor just completed his last budget address, with a criminal justice section that one Politicker reader interpreted as a boost for his criminal justice coordinator, Chauncey Parker, who is looking at the job of Attorney General.

The details from the press release, however, are a bit hard to, er, decipher:

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Hard to disagree with that.

UPDATE: A reader suggests that Pataki has been taking speechwriting advice from The Post. Decoding Pataki