The PJ Tatler

Report: Scandal drives more NY pols from office than electoral defeat

New York may be turning into Illinois.

A report released today says that one of every 11 legislators who left office since 1999 has done so on account of ethical or criminal charges, making it more common reason than being voted out of office as a impetus for legislative turnover.

And in one case, the most disgraced of NY pols went on to become a mediocrity at CNN.