David Paterson Stunned by Governor Cuomo’s Ability to Accomplish Things

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NEW YORK - AUGUST 10: Governor of New York David Patterson attends HBO's "Hard Knocks: Training Camp With The New York Jets" fan kick-off rally in Times Square on August 10, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images) Photo: Astrid Stawiarz/2010 Astrid Stawiarz

"I was there and I can't tell you how he made that happen. I think it's just stunning," former governor David Paterson remarked yesterday on Governor Cuomo's successful drive to legalize gay marriage. He added, "I could not push the Assembly to do some of the things, particularly on the property-tax cap, the way this governor has done." [NYDN]