The Therapy Sessions
Thursday, August 19, 2004
Bait and switch
Jim McGreevey's soul-searching, sexual identity crisis has generated a lot of sympathy for him the Garden State, and it has diverted attention away : from the real issue: he was crooked.
New Jersey has gotten to the point where they are completely unfazed by the corruption of their public officials.
August 16, 2004 -- TRENTON, N.J. Gov. Jim McGreevey's approval rating has not suffered from his disclosure that he had an affair with another man and will resign in November, according to a Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers poll released yesterday.
Among 400 adults polled by telephone after McGreevey's announcement, the governor's approval rating was 45 percent, or 2 points higher than it was in a poll conducted two weeks earlier.