Governor Paterson Threatens Layoffs, Throws Out Illogical First Pitch


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]