Anyone who spends their time at a computer knows the joy of the witty e-mail exchange. And Albany’s press bubble is no exception—there was time for some levity in the capital, even as the governor’s world began to crumble. In this exchange, then Daily News reporter Elizabeth Benjamin asks Paterson communications director Peter Kauffmann why her colleague Ken Lovett gets some on-the-line lovin’ while she is left out in the cold.










Careful what you wish for.










Then.










Joel Meares is a former CJR assistant editor.