The governor will continue to cooperate, for the most part. He likes being popular. He likes to do big things. But now, he’ll also be able to say “no” with more confidence. For their part, legislative leaders will see this as a victory for what they did, too. They won’t see it as permission to veer right.
The lovefest will continue. Watch for Assembly Republicans, however, to be a thorn in the governor’s side at every turn, especially if Plescia is dumped.
Open warfare? As long as the governor keeps saying yes and N