The New Hillary

Dynasties Turn on Paterson

The Kennedys aren't the only dynasty angry with Governor Paterson's senatorial pick. The New York Times reports that the families Clinton and Cuomo—not to mention a cavalcade of liberal organizations supporting issues like gun control and gay rights—join the ranks of New Yorkers irked with Kirsten Gillibrand's appointment. Advisors' "worst fears have been realized" in the year they hoped would legitimize their boss, who came to power as a direct result of scandal-heavy governing partner Eliot Spitzer's demise.