Sheldon Silver Wins; Fare Hike Imminent

Well, in case you missed it (as most New Yorkers did), Sheldon Silver won the Democratic primary for Assembly Speaker.

Since he out spent his opponents 2 to 1, he managed to secure most of the little votes that were actually cast.

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is the poster boy for Albany dysfunction, the senior leader of a Legislature that Gov. Paterson jokingly tagged as a pack of “bloodsuckers” Monday. – DAILY NEWS

Now, since we’ve done nothing to oust the old guard, we can look forward to such wonderful legislation as increased subway fares.

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