Remember when Malcolm Smith caught some heat for saying the election strategy for Democratic minority in the state Senate this year was basically to try to hold on the seats that they already have. Some people said afterwards Smith was misunderstood.
Well it’s not as if we need much additional evidence at this point, but that first analysis seems to have been on the mark, according to Eliot Spitzer. Here’s what he told Jewish Week:
“Joe Bruno is clearly a significant player in Albany. I don’t want to concede that we won’t take a majority in the Senate, nor do I want to be polyannish and say we’re going to, but it certainly it seems most likely he’ll be the majority leader of the state senate…”
— Azi Paybarah