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09.27.10 Bucky Turco

Did you watch Saturday Night Live? Of course you didn’t, so here’s what you missed. There was mostly a bunch of unfunny skits and then the Weekend Update with Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler and guest appearances by both Governor Patersons. […]

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07.19.10 Bucky Turco

Governor Paterson signed a bill on Friday that prevents the NYPD from maintaining their extensive database on those who were stopped and frisked, but not charged. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is opposed to the measure and is, of course, predicting a doomsday scenario: “Without it, there will be, inevitably, killers and other criminals who won’t […]

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07.15.10 Bucky Turco

It should come as no surprise that Governor Paterson was spotted with one of those red string kabbalah bracelets customarily worn by eccentric celebrities who think Jewish mysticism is cool or something, he’s a Freemason after all. Have you seen the bizarre accessories they wear? |NYDN| […]

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03.10.10 Bucky Turco

Rush Limbaugh took a swipe at Gov. Paterson, noting that if he names a replacement for disgraced congressman Eric Massa: “For the first time in his life, Paterson is gonna be a massa.” Wow, not even trying to mask the racism anymore. […]

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Bucky Turco

After only a week on the job, acting New York State Police Superintendent Pedro J. Perez announced his retirement, but says it has nothing to do with Governor Paterson’s looming domestic abuse scandal. Sure it doesn’t. |NYT| […]

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09.01.09 Will Sherman

The lowest rated New York Governor in history has shaved off his beard. David Paterson jokingly blames it on state “cutbacks,” but one fashion editor just calls it a “midlife crisis.” Either way, his new mustachioed look can only help at the polls next year. |NYDN| […]

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08.25.09 Will Sherman

Later this week, Governor Paterson is expected to sign a bill banning the shackling of pregnant prisoners, noting that “a woman giving birth to a child is hardly the first person that is going to be thinking of trying to escape.” Although other states’ bans on the practice haven’t led to escape attempts, New York […]

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07.15.09 Will Sherman

Governor Paterson’s pick as new chairman of the MTA could bode well for the cash-strapped authority, not to mention getting rid of the swipe. Nominee Jay Walder previously worked for the MTA in the 80s and 90s, helping lead the authority out of a smaller financial black hole, and more recently with Transport for London. […]

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