Monday, September 26, 2016
NYDN: Another Faustian Bargain ?
The Daily News reports the Governor is willing to trade a legislative raise for passage of new ethics rules.
How is that different from what nine people got charged for this past week. Quid pro quo, money in exchange for consideration.
One can argue both ways and one way is that we are in an era when politics gets criminalized when we want it to be. The same concepts in another application are OK. That's why it's so hard to know what is corrupt and what isn't