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« on: February 09, 2011, 03:48:36 pm »
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http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2011/02/ny-26-rep-chris-lee-busted-by-gawker-for-scamming-on-craigslist-women
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« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2011, 03:55:48 pm »
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Women? A Republican? I'm not buying it for a minute.
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« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2011, 04:25:07 pm »
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And why this matters:

@maghabepolitico Rep. Chris Lee photo flap could have implications for redistricting in NY, several sources tell me
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« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2011, 04:33:44 pm »
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Any person who takes topless pictures of themselves in the bathroom mirror is below my contempt.
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« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2011, 04:38:37 pm »
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Albany Times Union political team seems to be echoing the above tweet


@TUCapCon: Hearing same RT @maghabepolitico: The Rep. Chris Lee photo flap could have implications for redistricting in NY, several sources tell me
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« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2011, 04:42:08 pm »
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Maybe, maybe not. Lee's seat is pretty much impossible to eliminate by redistricting, unique among the NY GOP seats.
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« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2011, 04:46:24 pm »
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Maybe, maybe not. Lee's seat is pretty much impossible to eliminate by redistricting, unique among the NY GOP seats.
Technically, I suppose you could keep Slaughter's current monstrosity intact and put Lee's home suburb in it. But I fail to see any reason why anyone should do so, besides spite.
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« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2011, 04:46:29 pm »
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Maybe, maybe not. Lee's seat is pretty much impossible to eliminate by redistricting, unique among the NY GOP seats.

I don't think it'd be an issue of elimination, but rather protection.
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« Reply #8 on: February 09, 2011, 04:54:30 pm »
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Maybe, maybe not. Lee's seat is pretty much impossible to eliminate by redistricting, unique among the NY GOP seats.

I don't think it'd be an issue of elimination, but rather protection.

A GOP seat upstate has to go away anyway. Logic dictates that they'd rather the scandalous incumbent go than someone more valuable (like Buerkle and someone else, who are the likely losers at the moment).
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« Reply #9 on: February 09, 2011, 05:03:56 pm »
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What do you think of this proposal?

"Reed takes south of 90; Buerkle gets n of 90 along lakeshore Slaughter gets Monroe "
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« Reply #10 on: February 09, 2011, 05:11:16 pm »
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Could Paladino run for this seat?
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« Reply #11 on: February 09, 2011, 05:14:12 pm »
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What do you think of this proposal?

"Reed takes south of 90; Buerkle gets n of 90 along lakeshore Slaughter gets Monroe "
From Syracuse all the way to Buffalo? Ugh.
Could Paladino run for this seat?
Certainly. If Lee resigns or does not run again, but the logical district is drawn anyways, he's somebody who could run.
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« Reply #12 on: February 09, 2011, 05:20:37 pm »
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What do you think of this proposal?

"Reed takes south of 90; Buerkle gets n of 90 along lakeshore Slaughter gets Monroe "
From Syracuse all the way to Buffalo? Ugh.

Granted, Buffalo metro is still divided into 3 rather than just 2, but otherwise this isn't actually a terrible division of this territory - if you want to get a rough idea of why, click on "terrain" on Google Maps.
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« Reply #13 on: February 09, 2011, 05:58:43 pm »
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AND. HE. IS. OUTTA HERE. http://www.capitaltonight.com/2011/02/lee-resigns/
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« Reply #14 on: February 09, 2011, 06:05:55 pm »
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Is this the most pathetic sex scandal ever or what?
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« Reply #15 on: February 09, 2011, 06:11:22 pm »
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...is February 2011 going to be the month of out of nowhere special elections or something?
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« Reply #16 on: February 09, 2011, 06:15:27 pm »
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Should have photoshopped his face out.
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« Reply #17 on: February 09, 2011, 06:17:04 pm »
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Record time.
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« Reply #18 on: February 09, 2011, 06:20:45 pm »
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And I thought the Vito Fossella affair was bad.
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« Reply #19 on: February 09, 2011, 06:26:29 pm »
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Is this the most pathetic sex scandal ever or what?

Unless there's more
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« Reply #20 on: February 09, 2011, 06:28:07 pm »
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Is this the most pathetic sex scandal ever or what?

Unless there's more

There is always more.  Politicians never cease to amaze me with their idiocy.
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« Reply #21 on: February 09, 2011, 06:29:41 pm »
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Good, another Congressional special election coming up. Jackpot week.
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« Reply #22 on: February 09, 2011, 06:30:27 pm »
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I wouldn't be surprised to see Jack Quinn III run here, even if his house is outside the district.
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« Reply #23 on: February 09, 2011, 06:51:34 pm »
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Its pretty much assured that more is involved especially since craigslist dating often goes hand and hand with escort services, etc.


As a side note, anyone up on taking any bets that in their coverage that Fox News will label Lee as a Democrat?
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« Reply #24 on: February 09, 2011, 06:55:36 pm »
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This is such disappointing news. I had high hopes that Lee would help the Republican Party rebuild in New York, but I guess seeking pleasure was a greater priority to him than that of his family, or his responsibility to his state and nation.
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