McLoughlin Take 2: Remembering Carey’s days as governor
Friday, August 12, 2011
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Critics said he was too detached, with not enough attention to detail, that he enjoyed the juice of the grape too much or that he was more Brooklyn clubhouse pol than statesman. These all may have been accurate to varying degrees. But Hugh Leo Carey also was the best governor in the latter half of the last century. It’s not even close....