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Campaigns showing a bit of latitude

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At a meeting with the Gazette editorial board yesterday when acting mayor of Schenectady Gary McCarthy was asked about campaign literature of his that attributed statements to this newspaper that didn’t actually appear in the newspaper, his defense, which I thought perfect, was “editorial latitude.” I knew just what he meant, since I occasionally avail myself of such expansiveness. I’ll sometimes say that a certain statement was the stupidest thing I ever heard in my ...

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November 3, 2011
7:32 a.m.

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I agree with Mayor Jurczinski. At least Al Jurczynski added a tax base and attempted to bring something to the city with the Guyanese.

When I questioned McCarthy's ethics I received an e-mail from a Labor Union President telling me that he did not like the questions and to take them down. Is this troubling to anyone else? This reminds me of backdoor Chicago Politics of the 60s when union members went out with bats and beat people that dared question union leaders.

November 3, 2011
11:05 a.m.

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Gary McCarthy has been claiming credit for things he had nothing to do with for decades. If only he worked to find tax cuts like he works to find overtime for himself.