Paterson on Governing Amid Senate Chaos, Circling ‘Sharks’

Ask David Paterson about Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, and he will respond, without naming names, by talking about people who are “half-governing.” He does not mean this in a good way. “I am the only one who is governing the people of this state. Others, who comment, half-govern,” said the governor, in a wide-ranging, hour-long interview on June 15. “Let’s take this crisis,” he continued. “You haven’t heard anybody other than the governor suggest how to solve this problem. Because anyone who would be interested would know they can’t win making a suggestion here. So that’s the difference between governing and half-governing.

Paterson on Governing Amid Senate Chaos, Circling ‘Sharks’