New York’s reckless new budget gets even worse

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New York Post—Last week we slammed the new state budget as an exercise in financial recklessness. But the bad news is still rolling in. For starters, the Buffalo News’ Tom Precious has pinned down the fact that Gov. Cuomo and the Legislature’s leaders “closed” much of the budget’s deficit by simply changing their estimates of revenues and...

New York’s next governor needs to keep things from getting worse. A  New York Times editor once described his personal rule for judging politicians. “The best you can hope for is that they don’t make things worse,” the late Sheldon Binn told me. That was years ago and while I was very fond of Binn, I regarded his standard as far too cynical. Surely we can...