Albany is hell?

photo illustration of the ESP with flames

You know what else is hell? Bad photoshopping.

In a New York Mag piece about Hillary Clinton, John Heileman takes up the supposed rumor that Hillary might consider running for governor of New York if Barack Obama ends up in the White House (emphasis added):

One rumor going around New York is that she'll run for governor -- an eventuality only marginally more likely than my pursuing that office. HRC cares not a whit about state government. She loves Washington, thinks of it as home, and of Albany as hell (smart gal!). Consider further that becoming governor would require taking on the incumbent, David Paterson, who has indicated no intention to be a temporary fill-in. Hillary challenging another African-American in a Democratic primary? Fat chance.

Well, hell seems a bit strong. But, come to think of it, the state budget process has always kind of struck us as resembling purgatory...

flames in photo illustration: Flickr user Crystl, used under a CC license

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