more by Alan Bedenko
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.
This is a tweet posted yesterday by Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel:
Despite the best efforts of the federal government, America is still a first-world country.