by Byrne Hobart
Caroline Kennedy recently withdrew her name from the running for New York’s open Senate seat, in a manner that was peculiar, to say the least:
There was incredulity in Democratic circles Thursday afternoon after the governor?s camp engaged in a ferocious public back-and-forth with Ms. Kennedy?s side, reaching out to numerous news organizations early Thursday afternoon to disparage her qualifications; one person close to the governor said that her candidacy had been derailed by problems involving taxes and a household employee, but declined to provide details.
Taxes and a household employee? The New York Times has more:
Ms. Kennedy?s only tax issue on the public record appeared to be a $615 city tax lien that she settled in 1994,