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Sunday, February 15, 2009
It's been a rough month or so for Governor Paterson, most recently centering on the painful budget cuts the Governor proposed to close the budget deficit. Naturally, whenever you're talking about spending cuts on things like nursing homes and education, you're going to get a lot of opposition, even when you're trying to fix the crippling budget deficit left by the implosion of Wall Street, which singlehandedly covers 20% of the New York State budget.
But it strikes me that Governor Paterson's real problem isn't the political debate on spending and taxes--it's a lot simpler and more basic than that. Indeed, it could be summed up as this: No one knows who he is, and no one knows what he's doing.Click here for the rest of the post on our sister blog Political Good Guys.