His hometown paper doesn’t endorse him, fellow GOP candidates are worried that he’s dragging them down, but at least Carl Paladino can rest easy knowing that residents from his ancestral city in Italy are backing him. The New York Times had to travel all the way to the remote village of Santa Croce di Magliano to find anyone willing to say nice things about the tea bagging businessman. They’re not all that aware of his fiery rhetoric, but they do know his family comes from there and for them, that’s all that matters.