Alan Hevesi's 35-year career in New York politics is, as we all know, melting down (hitting a pothole? getting pulled over? stalling out? various other automotive metaphors?) over revelations he used a state employee to ferry his sick wife around the state. But here's the thing: Maybe what he did ain't actually so bad. According to the new Village Voice such droits de politician are more or less par for the course across in Albany. Astonished? Us either. Early and Often's Jon Dolan lays out all the dirty details.
Everyone's a Passenger in New York Politics [Early and Often]