Gov. Paterson cites ‘anger’ against blind

© UPI, Albany, New York — New York Gov. David A. Paterson says jokes made about his blindness indicate “anger” present in U.S. society toward the blind. Speaking Saturday to an advocacy group for the blind, the governor spoke out about recent media portrayals of his blindness, including a skit on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” Newsday reported Sunday. “A society where that attitude … anger … vitriolic conduct is excusable when it’s waged on a governor, think of what happens to an individual (looking for a job),” Paterson said at a meeting of the New York chapter of the National Federation of the Blind…. READ ARTICLE

Comments are closed.