We're going the wrong way

wrong way sign

Turn around.

The Siena poll out today has some interesting -- if not necessarily surprising -- results.

People are still down on David Paterson (though marginally less so) -- but they've also turned against pretty much everyone else in state government (with one exception).

The Siena poll reports that the latest survey returned record-high unfavorable ratings for:

  • The New York Senate
  • The New Assembly
  • Malcolm Smith
  • Dean Skelos
  • Sheldon Silver
  • Tom Golisano

And, as you would probably expect, respondents say we're headed in the wrong direction. A record-high 63 percent of people said the state was going the wrong way (and a record-low 24 percent said it was going the right way).

The exception
The one exception to all this: Andrew Cuomo. He scored his highest-ever approval rating (71 percent) this time around. The current AG leads Rudy Giuliani 49-40 in a hypothetical gubernatorial matchup.

And about same-sex marriage...
Support for passage of a same-sex marriage bill hit 50 percent again.

photo: Flickr KungPaoCajun


Can we hold a special election and vote everyone out and make Andrew king? This is the empire state, you know.

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