Roger Stone

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    "Obama Actually Betrayed The Gay Marriage Cause"

    That's what one writer says. Before you start screaming "foul" en route to resuming your gay-victory celebration, kindly check out the article by Roger Stone. It makes some points. "Once Gay Americans are through celebrating President Barack Obama's 'personal' support of Gay marriage equality, t ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 17, 2011

    Sharpton's Racket

    The man who will never be mayor could decide who the next one will be

  • Columns

    November 17, 2010

    Acorn's Long Rise and Fast Fall

    The GOP's other election victory

  • Film

    November 3, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    The Kristin Davis Post-Election Party: Pretty Much What You'd Expect

    ​By Brianna Strange "Who's Kristin Davis?" The woman at coat check had no idea what was going on. That is probably fair, given that the crowd wasn't what you'd expect at a typical post-election party for a gubernatorial candidate. Kristin Davis isn't your typical candidate for Governor of Ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Seven at Seven: Would-Be Governors Debate Tonight

    ​New Yorkers get their first look at The Magnificent Seven gubernatorial candidates tonight, and if you can't find someone to embrace on this stage then you're a choosy beggar who doesn't even deserve true democracy and you might as well head straight for Tehran. The assortment includes a bos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    How Does Carl Paladino Get the 'Tea Party' Tag After Teabagging the Tea Partiers?

    ​Sometimes it's really tough to figure out what's news in New York. Everywhere in America, and on every national cable channel, it's Tea Party talk all the time. Carl Paladino runs for governor as if he's a Tea Partier and knocks off the ballot the only candidate to actually file petition ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Naked Hypocrisy: Carl Paladino's Roger Stone at the Gay Pride Parade

    By Brianna Strange and Samantha Cook Carl Paladino questioned Andrew Cuomo's decision to take his daughter to New York's Gay Pride parade. Is that because Paladino knew that one of his top campaign advisers, Roger Stone, would be there exhibiting NC-17 behavior?

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Roger Stone, Kristin Davis Can't Get Their Sex Scandals Straight

    Sexy Roger​Since sex is the big story of the gubernatorial campaign, thanks to Carl Paladino and Roger Stone, Page Six items take on a life larger than usual. A two-inch story published there today revolves around prostitute Irma Nici and casts so wide a net it evokes all the bizarre hiji ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2010

    Roger Stone Backs Away from Paladino, but Can't Get Rid of the Stink of Scott Rothstein

    ​In an odd week in the gubernatorial campaign, the oddest moment was Roger Stone's NY1 appearance on Tuesday, when he appeared to be trying to put miles of distance between himself and Carl Paladino, whose September primary victory Stone engineered. This grew even odder when Palad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    The (Roger) Stone Around Carl Paladino's Neck

    The Times reports that Roger Stone associates have collected a million dollars in fees so far from Carl Paladino's campaign, adding a couple of companies to the list we published last week. It's an astonishing total, and a measure of Stone's shaping influence on the Paladino campaign, reaffirmed in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Roger Stone In a Lather Over That Spitzer Fellow

    New Yorker's portrait of Roger​Cranky Roger Stone was on Fox Business Monday still in a lather over Eliot Spitzer. Fox was determined to bash its favorite john the night he debuted on CNN, so it gave Stone and his "Manhattan Madam" candidate for governor, Kristin Davis, a ten minute block ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Al Sharpton Refuses to Endorse Andrew Cuomo on NY1: The Juicy Background

    ​Al Sharpton filled ten minutes of NY1 air time last week refusing to endorse Andrew Cuomo, seemingly untroubled by Carl Paladino's bizarre e-mails. Instead, he heaped praise on Councilman Charles Barron, who is running against Cuomo for governor on the Freedom Party ballot line (it's free o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Carl Paladino vs. The Tea Party: No Love Lost

    ​Third party politics in New York is so byzantine most voters turn off when it comes up. But Rudy Giuliani wouldn't have been mayor without the now-defunct Liberal line and George Pataki's margin over Mario Cuomo in 1994 was provided by the State Conservative Party. So the swing this week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Carl Paladino: The Dirty Details in His Campaign Filings

    ​The Times and the Daily News ran stories yesterday exposing the shady conspiracy that is the Paladino For The People campaign. The $53,000 tax lien against campaign spokesman Michael Caputo unearthed by the Times got a taunting "so what" from Caputo himself. Stiffing the IRS just proved agai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Andrew Cuomo and Black Voters -- The Key to his Father's Victory, Will They Help the Son?

    ​Having set the national stage for the Carl Paladino roll-out yesterday, with CNN citing the Times as their reason for interviewing him, the paper did a nosedive today on the Sienna and Marist polls that rebut the Quinnipiac numbers that were featured in a front page story the day before. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Carl Paladino, Angry Man, Beats His Own Party

    ​No matter what your politics you have to admit Republicans yesterday went for the guy with a lot more pop in his bat -- literally. Just three months ago, all Carl Paladino, the wealthy gun-slinging landlord from Buffalo who will now carry the GOP banner for governor, could muster at the Repub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Does Cuomo's Favored AG Candidate Have Her Own Pedro Espada Problem?

    Rice​It sounds like an exotic Sandra Lee recipe: pigeon and rice. Lee is the Andrew Cuomo gal pal who took time off from her Food Network on-camera cooking duties to appear with him at his gubernatorial announcement and was famously asked by Roseanna Scotto recently on Fox Five when Andrew wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2010

    Is Rupert Murdoch Playing Defense Against the Eliot Spitzer Comeback Team?

    ​Saturday at the Tibeca Film Festival, one of the event's most buzzed about features made its debut. After all, there's nothing New Yorkers love more than art about other New Yorkers. And sex. Plus, Rupert Murdoch -- but not together. The as-of-yet untitled and unfinished Eliot Spitzer documen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Michael Steele's Latest Bondage Play: Hooking Up With Al Sharpton

    ​By Cat Contiguglia Michael Steele, the embattled head of the Republican National Committee, seems to be making a last ditch effort to make some friends -- any friends -- by hooking up with Al Sharpton. Steele, who has been the subject of intense criticism for irresponsible spending, includi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Carl Paladino Fires Up Charter Review Meet, Dubs Levy 'Pretty Boy'

    ​ The reward for sitting through two hours of the first hearing of the new city Charter Review Commission last night was the late arrival of Carl Paladino. The gray-haired real estate mogul from Buffalo with a voice like gravel and dark pouches of worry below his eyes is a Tea Party dream come ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 12, 2010

    Gunning for the Working Families Party

    Landlords, lawyers fire at will

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2010

    Barrett: Watching Al Sharpton Operate at the Percy Sutton Funeral

    Sutton​Jesse Jackson was standing by the front door at Riverside Church as Percy Sutton's coffin made its way out of the church Wednesday afternoon. Jackson had opened the three-and-a-half-hour service with a poignant salute to "the tallest tree in our forest," recalling the many "points of li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Joe Bruno Down for the Count: Guilty on Two Charges

    Joe Bruno - legendary former leader of the New York State Senate - is guilty of two counts - and not guilty of five others. The jury - after seven days of deliberations and hearing repeated testimony readbacks - announced its verdict just after 4PM. The jury said that it couldn't decide on an additi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Barrett: Let's Look at Al Sharpton's Shot at Runnin' Scared

    ​The last thing I want to do is get into a fight with sweet Rachel Noerdlinger, the spokeswoman for sour Al Sharpton. It's not her fault that the Rev refused to answer my questions about his bizarre bonding with Designated Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, but had Noerdlinger issue a mocking written res ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Post: Sharpton to Pay $285K FEC Fine for 2004 Campaign Violations

    The Federal Election Commission has been on Reverend Al Sharpton's case for years, and this morning the Post reports that the Feds will soon announce a deal with the minister, whereby he will pay $285,000 in fines for illegal handling of funds in his hilarious 2004 Democratic Presidential campaign. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2008

    New Hooker Says Eliot Spitzer Likes Kinky Sex: Post

    Is it old home week for certain tabloid stories? After yesterday's news that the "Weekend at Bernie's" guys are going free (by the way—anyone catch the beginning of last night's Law & Order, our friends were "ripped from the headlines"), the Post drops a new bombshell: an exclusive on a second ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2008

    Eliot Spitzer and Roger Stone

    Even though he's gone as governor, the Eliot Spitzer scandal shows no sign of dying down in tabloid land. Today we hear from the madam who spills "Spitzer's kinky sex secrets" (Post) and the "Man behind Spitz 'Hooker' letter" (News), and both are enough to knock your socks off (horrible pun totally ... More >>

  • News

    September 25, 2007

    Cuomo's Gal Friday

    Plenty keeps Albany's political odd couple, Andrew and Joe, together

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2007

    Remembering Roger Stone Fondly

    The pendulum swings the other way? Roger Stone, and wife, Nydia One more strange twist in the Gov. Eliot Spitzer TrooperGate Scandal and it may be approaching R. Kelly's Trapped in The Closet series in terms of weird. In this latest chapter, someone—was it the midget under the sink?—left a men ... More >>

  • News

    December 14, 2004

    The Right Rallies For Al

    Machiavellian minister wins DNC subsidies and plots mayoral moves

  • News

    June 8, 2004

    N.Y.'s Power Couple

    Reverend Al Sharpton and Rupert Murdoch join forces to fight television technology

  • News

    May 11, 2004

    The Sex Scandal That Put Bush in the White House

    How GOP operative Roger Stone destroyed the Reform Party in the 2000 presidential campaign

  • News

    April 20, 2004

    Inside Bush's Indian Bureau

    A labyrinth of lobbyists is manufacturing millions

  • News

    April 13, 2004

    A Dirty Trickster's Bush Bonanza

    The man who stopped Miami recount makes gaming millions

  • News

    February 10, 2004

    We Need You

    It's Time to Call for New Black Leadership

  • News

    February 3, 2004

    Sharpton's Cynical Campaign Choice

    Reverend Al Dumps Jesse's Best for Bush's Buddy

  • Specials

    February 3, 2004
  • News

    January 27, 2004

    Sleeping With the GOP

    A Bush Covert Operative Takes Over Al Sharpton's Campaign

  • News

    January 20, 2004
  • News

    January 20, 2004

    New Hampshire Down to the Wire

    Kerry and Dean Tied; Edwards Is the Sleeper

  • News

    November 24, 1998


    ''I didn't— I swear I didn't— get into politics to feather my nest or feather my friends' nests. . . .''
    —Texas Governor George W. Bush