As if we haven’t seen enough of McGreevey
. . . now there’s the official portrait, and his signature on
43-hundred boxes of taffy with McGreevey’s name on them. The candy cost nearly 45-hundred dollars, along with 300 bandage dispensers and 24 soda-can holders that tout McGreevey’s name in an effort to promote tourism.
As you can well appreciate, Roberto won’t be ordering any, but he proposes a
dutch auction on eBay, with the proceeds going towards paying off some of the $12 billion in debt the governor rang up during his three year reign of borrowing
Roberto’s not exaggerating; Jersey goes $12 billion deeper into debt under McGreevey, an amount that doesn’t include the real numbers,
The state’s annual debt report, due for release tomorrow, shows that state taxpayers were on the hook for $24.8 billion in long-term loans as of June 30. Since then, the report shows, an additional $3.6 billion has been added to the books, including two sets of bonds to balance the current state budget.
That brings the total to $28.4 billion — or more than $3,200 per state resident.
Alfred Doblin reads the subtext in what one would like to hope are The seven last words of McGreevey
From advocating for homosexual rights to pushing for stem-cell research, life beyond the governorship appears to be full of possibilities for James E. McGreevey.
As the soon-to-be former governor contemplates a future that begins after his resignation at midnight Monday, his options are seemingly wide open. Advocates are courting him to take up their causes, and he already has agreed to be a volunteer for a national education organization, said his friend, state Sen. Raymond Lesniak
I’m sure he’ll be scheduling a stop at Oprah’s.