Warren Redlich made an impression (a good one) when he appeared in that 7-way governor-candidate circus debate. He was on WIBX yesterday and said all the right things.
But this is not the time to vote for Redlich.
Mr. Redlich should have given Mr. Lazio a primary for the Republican slot . . . But he did not. (Mr. Redlich ran for Congress in '06 as a Republican). Mr. Paladino did and fought an uphill battle against the Republican Party elites to earn his place on the ballot. Mr. Redlich should do the same . . . next time.
In the mean time, those holding conservative values should get behind the candidate who had to earn his place on the ballot. He might not fit the image you had hoped for . . . but the fact that he beat the insiders should count for something.