With the Albany County district attorney asked to determine whether Governor Paterson intentionally lied about paying for those World Series tickets, the Times points out that "it’s not always clear when he might be intentionally lying and when he is just saying wrong things." Gerald Benjamin, a political scientist at the State University College at New Paltz, said, "There’s a predisposition about politicians dancing around the truth. And generally he has not been regarded as a person as decisive or straightforward or whose word you can take to the bank." Is there a politician that has been?