It might not quite live up to the hype, but The New York Times has published another damning story about Governor David Paterson. Last year, when a plane crashed in Buffalo killing 50 people, Paterson was nowhere to be found. Last summer, after he was advised to travel around New York to boost numbers, he spent time relaxing in the Hamptons with friends. Lawmakers have criticized Paterson's lack of engagement during crisis and, at times, his seemingly remote participation. Now, Paterson's campaign is racking up $1,000 restaurant bills from a lacking $3 million war chest, only adding to the pre-election uncertainty. As voting day nears, Paterson appears to be increasing his isolation, often times making senior policy advisers feel "shunned" and keeping staff members out of the loop during the decision-making process.