One would hope that folks become wise enough to NOT vote purely along party lines therefore perpetuating a failed system. The message should be clear to all New York residents both up and down state that they have a good basis to question individual candidates motives and actions. Pay attention, read, study and above all VOTE. JLCpulse
Jun. 1, 2014 in Capital
COLONIE—At 1:15 a.m. in the lobby of the Desmond Hotel, the rage had temporarily gone out of the most ardent members of the Working Families Party.
A man in a turquoise Che Guevara t-shirt sat slouched in a chair, outside a half-empty ballroom where a d.j. spun electronic dance music.
Most of the party’s members had packed themselves in tight at the hotel’s bar. Kids had missed their buses back to New York City and had no place to stay, and nothing to do except drink a few beers.
Near the bar, a young man in a black shirt and shorts stood aimlessly, letting a rubber mask (Andrew Cuomo’s face with a pinocchio nose) dangle from his left hand.
He’d just spent four hours in a chair in a hotel ballroom yelling “Liar!” at the mention of Cuomo’s name.
“I was one of the people who fought against...