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The Crummy Governor vs. the Worst Newspaper on Earth

I don’t know how much press this is getting outside of New York, but there is currently a fight going on between George Pataki, the increasingly unpopular Republican governor of New York, and the New York Post, the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid. The Post recently published transcripts of phone conversations between, among other people, the Governor’s wife, his appointments secretary, and former NY Senator Alfonse D’amato. While there doesn’t seem to be anything particularly groundbreaking on the tapes, they’ve cause a kerfuffle due to the possibility illegality of the taping, as well as the First Lady’s foul mouth.

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