Lots of interesting discussion on one certain president trying to clear the field of one certain governor. Power is at stake. Translation, control and ego. Other ideas are out there.
The Paterson affair: Why now? at The Hill.
And Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele raised an interesting question, asking why Obama hadn’t abandoned Gov. Jon Corzine (D) in New Jersey, who had similarly dismal public approval ratings. “I found that to be stunning, that the White House would send word to one of only two black governors in the country not to run for reelection,” he said.
The folks up in Poughkeepsie have a message for one certain president intent on having his demands met. Let New Yorkers make their own election choices. Poughkeepsie Journal.
This Freaking News artist, fleek, saw the push for Paterson under the bus.
“Thanks for playing. The Democrat committee to not reelect bus. Obama. Paterson.”
Image courtesy of News in September 14 – 20 and fleek of the Independents via http://www.freakingnews.com/News-in-September-14-20-Pictures–2598-0.asp.