“Someone intentionally designed this scheme. It was no mistake.” - Norman Siegel
Siegel was talking about U.S. Attorney Michael Garcia’s investigation of the City Council’s appropriations of member item discretionary funds to fake non existing non profits. Unrelated to Garcia’s investigation Siegel brilliantly filed a tax payers lawsuit against the council’s member item system that was designed to get at the truth of Tammany corruption over 150 years ago.
The Failure of the Press to Investigate, Inform and Connect the Dots
Let’s now look at how this developing story has been reported or not reported in the local media and what kind of job the reports did in informing the public what is really going on.
Uh oh. This guy obviously hasn't read the NYC political reporter's handbook. You should never feel compelled to do this because the press is no one's lapdog.