more by Alan Bedenko
Under no circumstances should we give Michael Caputo and David DiPietro and Chris Collins what they want — a big angry mob that’s just a more diverse and inclusive version of the 2009-era Tea Party rallies.
Dave Greber tweeted this Wednesday afternoon, and it perfectly and succinctly sums up Chris Collins’ (NY-27) sense of honor and duty, if not consistency:
If you had told me Wednesday morning that Representative Chris Collins would be arrested, indicted, and arraigned for federal crimes, I’d have thought you were crazy.
I believe that New York’s system of electoral fusion is a more pervasive scandal than the alliterative Buffalo Billion bid-rigging. Electoral fusion is worse for New York and the root of its corrupt political culture.