Originally created 08/15/04

The larger issue



"The public is tired of scandals, cover-ups, and corruption. There's something fundamentally wrong with the political system, and New Jersey's citizens deserve better. So while people sympathize with his personal plight, there's a larger issue here."

- Carl Mayer, author of Shakedown: The Fleecing of the Garden State, on New Jersey Gov. James E. McGreevey, who announced his resignation Thursday and disclosed that he had an extramarital affair with a man.



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