Scandal or Much Ado About Nothing


Back in late May, it looked as though my former Assembly colleague Crystal Peoples-Stokes needed Olivia Pope to get out a media jam.

Watch news anchors rip her responses re Shelly Silver. Buffalo TV station WGRZ — http://t.co/apzHSe73yL

Do you think a resignation by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver would’ve resorted in chaos, as AM Peoples-Stokes asserted in that Buffalo TV news interview?

Or was she wrong and did she hurt herself in the eyes of women legislators and feminist activists?

Today, many are asking if Assembly Speaker Silver will be at his post come January. What do you think? Please comment below.

About SquarePegDem

A former state legislator turned NY Post editorial board member, thought-leader, public affairs consultant and commentator, columnist and blogger. Michael has appeared on Al Jazeera America Tonight, NY1/Inside City Hall, FoxNews.com LIVE, YNN/Capital Tonight, The Brian Lehrer Show, The Fred Dicker Show, The Capitol Press Room, and The Daily Show. His op-eds have appeared in the NY Post, City and State, The Legislative Gazette, Bronx Times, The Troy Record, Buffalo News, and the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. To schedule speaking engagements, email MBenjamin9@optimum.net.
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