The Governor’s rather tame vetoes yesterday are expected to snowball into significant ones today. Here’s The Sun on what’s expected:
This rather presidential-looking move (hello, Red States! I’m a fiscal conservative!) is obvious enough.
One question: won’t it further damage Republican candidates upstate, where voters are watching the appropriations closely to gauge this administration’s commitment to improving their economic forecast? Or will Joe Bruno be able to protect Republicans upstate by further distancing himself from Pataki?
Here he is on the Pataki “nuclear option” yesterday:
– Tom McGeveran