Governor Paterson Threatens Layoffs, Throws Out Illogical First Pitch

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After throwing out the first pitch at a T-ball game near the Governor’s Mansion this morning, Governor Paterson threatened state workers with layoffs in the near future, despite an agreement he had previously made with the unions, which … wait a second — why was there a first pitch at a T-ball game? Wouldn’t something like a first placing of the ball atop the tee be more appropriate? [Politics on the Hudson/LoHud, Capitol Confidential/Times Union]