Gail Collins: Let George Do It

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New York Times — Just in case you haven’t heard: May 28 is the date that George Pataki will announce whether he’s running for the Republican presidential nomination.

Yes! George Pataki. Of New York. How can you not remember? He was governor for 12 years, for heaven’s sake.

Actually, I can understand how it slipped your mind. In 1999, when Pataki was still in office and much more famous than he is today, he went to New Hampshire to feel out his presidential prospects, and I remember having an argument with a cabdriver in Manchester who was sure that the governor of New York was Rudy Giuliani.

This is the season when America grows its crop of presidential candidates, and even if the names are improbable, attention must be paid.

While the Democratic side has not been particularly fertile, the Republican contenders are multiplying like gerbils. Six hats are already…

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Politics May 16, 2015: Former NY Governor George Pataki to enter 2016 GOP presidential race on May 28

History Musings... Bonnie K. Goodman

Former NY Governor George Pataki to enter 2016 GOP presidential race on May 28

May 16, 2015
Former New York governor George Pataki is set to join the ever-growing Republican field vying for the Republican presidential nomination. Pataki announced Thursday morning, May 14, 2015 on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that he will announce…

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Wednesday, Santorum Will Be On Everyone’s Lips

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2016 Goat Rodeo


That frothy mix of lube and fecal matter Rick Santorum is expected to announce his entry into 2016 Goat Rodeo on Wednesday.

Stealing his thunder, much-loathed former NY Governor George Pataki saddles-up a goat on Thursday.

And next weekend, Rodham-Clinton and Sanders get a little more competition as former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley enters the Dim’s race.

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