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The Times Overreaches

Sheldon Silver

In a Saturday editorial stating its endorsements for the September 14 primary, the New York Times dismisses the New York State Assembly altogether:

“In the Assembly, there are not enough real contests. And in New York, that means one thing: the Democratic Party has given some of Albany’s worst legislators a free ride. Here’s the only solution: vote against the incumbents.”

Some people disagree. Here’s a letter submitted to the Times by our colleague, Carol Ann Rinzler: Continue reading