Ball was lamenting the selection of Assemblyman Thomas DiNapoli, a Democrat, for the spot. By selecting him, lawmakers rejected three finalists put forth by a bipartisan panel, which was championed by Gov. Spitzer. That, Ball said to boos and catcalls, just reinforced the public’s view that the New York Legislature was the country’s most dysfunctional.
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