If this week's turmoil in Albany hasn't been enough to give Governor Paterson agita, a new poll is here to remind him that most New Yorkers have little faith that he is the man that can lead them through it. In this one, conducted by the NY Times, the governor's favorability rating sits at 21%, with over 70% saying the state is on the wrong track and a third of New Yorkers saying they wished they lived in another state. And with six in ten New Yorkers unable to even think of one example when asked what the best thing Paterson's done, maybe the Senate crisis could be his golden opportunity. Today he had strong words, telling WCBS 880, "My issue is that this is the last two weeks of session. This is a not a political time...Could we get rid of politics just for a few minutes and work on government?...This would be like stopping a movie right at the main part of the movie to discuss the contracts of the actors."
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