This Is What the Governor’s Life Has Turned Into


Getting chased around by news crews that are bullying him and throwing their camera cables in his face in midtown — that’s where the governor’s life is at right now. In this particular clip from NBC New York, Paterson is asked whether he will be governor tomorrow. He replied, “Yes.” But as the Times notes, he did not answer the follow-up question, “Will you be governor next week?” Watching this physical manifestation of the figurative press scrum buzzing around him at all times, it’s hard to imagine he’d want to be.

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