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"Bombshell" to Explode Governor Paterson?
Gothamist ^ | 02/05/10 | John Del Signore

Posted on 02/05/2010 3:41:45 PM PST by AtlasStalled

The rumor mill is churning right now about a "big, damaging" New York Times "bombshell" story that supposedly features some ruinous dirt about the personal life of Governor David Paterson. Elizabeth Benjamin at the Daily News hears it "will be far worse than his acknowledged extramarital affair with a former state employee."

(Excerpt) Read more at gothamist.com ...


TOPICS: Local News; Society
KEYWORDS: ny2010; paterson; scandals
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To: pnh102

whenever the leftist media attack one of their own, there’s a reason.....probably to support Cuomo....


21 posted on 02/05/2010 3:54:45 PM PST by cherry
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To: pnh102

I suppose speculation is entirely a human reaction but let’s PLEASE try to be dignified and not subscribe to character assassination until the facts are presented.

I know, I’m Pollyanna.


22 posted on 02/05/2010 3:56:14 PM PST by Integrityrocks
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To: 21twelve

Yea, that’s the ticket”


23 posted on 02/05/2010 3:58:01 PM PST by Col Frank Slade
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To: AtlasStalled

The Democrats don’t like negroes in positions of power.


24 posted on 02/05/2010 3:58:33 PM PST by eCSMaster
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To: dangus
Doing Cuomo’s dirty work.

Exactly. The downstate libtards want Cuomo on the ticket. Maybe they're hoping this will get Patterson out and there won't have to be a primary. Though the rumors in the article, don't seem to indicate that this is “bombshell” material.

25 posted on 02/05/2010 3:59:54 PM PST by skully (Libtard: A way to describe Democrats without insulting the retarded.)
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To: AtlasStalled
Poor Paterson has displeased Obama. That is the only way the NYT is going to drop any bombshells on a Dem.

The NYT will never publish anything that will knot the brow of a Dem, unless that Dem is on the outs in the party.

26 posted on 02/05/2010 4:00:48 PM PST by Plutarch
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To: AtlasStalled

Wonder if Patterson has seen this coming?


27 posted on 02/05/2010 4:05:46 PM PST by GUNGAGALUNGA (Democratus Suckus Teatus is the Latin root for Democrat and it means to tax)
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To: AtlasStalled
They are only going after him because he is a black guy.

Seriously. Look at any black democrat that attempts to go for higher office. The NY Democratic party, and often the DNC get into the game to force them out of such ambitions.

Paterson is there by a total fluke.

28 posted on 02/05/2010 4:06:06 PM PST by Phantom Lord (Fall on to your knees for the Phantom Lord)
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To: AtlasStalled
He’s black and blind and he’s already been let off the hook for serial adultery. What the devil could anyone get him on?
29 posted on 02/05/2010 4:09:56 PM PST by utahagen
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To: utahagen

He’s Christian.


30 posted on 02/05/2010 4:13:00 PM PST by shadeaud ("If you can't beat them, arrange to have them beaten." -- George Carlin)
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To: AtlasStalled

Why is this even necessary. The man has no chance of getting re-elected anyway.


31 posted on 02/05/2010 4:14:14 PM PST by AdaGray
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To: peyton randolph

just a stone’s throw away from....NEW JERSEY!!!


32 posted on 02/05/2010 4:16:02 PM PST by ak267
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To: AtlasStalled

Larry! ...You haven’t been to New York lately have you?


33 posted on 02/05/2010 4:17:12 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: AtlasStalled

Speaking of Gov. Patterson,

Have you seen his new suit?

Neither has he!

Sorry, couldn’t resist.


34 posted on 02/05/2010 4:42:48 PM PST by toofast2
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To: AtlasStalled
I smell a Cuomo-Obama Rat.

Paterson wouldn't be my first choice for NY Gov, but for a Dim he seems pretty decent.

ML/NJ

35 posted on 02/05/2010 4:46:35 PM PST by ml/nj
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To: AtlasStalled

btt


36 posted on 02/05/2010 5:04:43 PM PST by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat ( Islamia Delenda Est ))
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To: Col Frank Slade
A blind swinger?

Yup -- ya gotta hand it to him!

37 posted on 02/05/2010 5:48:57 PM PST by TrueKnightGalahad (When you're racing...it's life. Anything that happens before or after is just waiting.)
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To: KoRn
He might have been spotted by democrat operatives while attending church

LOL Maybe he told someone he's a born again Christian and they ran to the newspaper. That would definitely be against the rules and quite a scandal if you're a DEM.
38 posted on 02/05/2010 11:00:48 PM PST by Happyinmygarden (Yes, actually, I have pretty much seen and heard it all before...)
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To: AtlasStalled
The story everybody’s talking about (but no one’s read)

"The last few weeks have brought two major eruptions of rumors concerning Paterson’s private life: reports of nuzzling at a New Jersey restaurant and being caught in semi-flagrante in a utility closet in the Governor’s Mansion — stories that Paterson and his press office have vehemently denied."
39 posted on 02/06/2010 9:35:33 AM PST by yellowhammer (Please use the term "warmers" when discussing global warming advocates)
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