Monday, April 2, 2007

Blowing Up the Bathtup

A trenchant take on Governor Spitzer's humbling by Silver and Bruno this week, courtesy of The New York Sun.

The governor may have to lower expectations, but he doesn't have to wait until next year to begin round two. He could make it his permanent policy to undermine the power of the 1199 SEIU hospital employees union one step at a time. The administration doesn't have to wait until next year to try to cultivate coalitions of support within the majority conferences, particularly the Assembly Democrats. As long as Mr. Silver has a monopoly of power in the Assembly, Mr. Spitzer will never be able to pass a meaningful budget.

Read the whole thing here.

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