Senate Sturm und Drang

The Albany press corps has just witnessed official proof that the NY Senate's atrocious antics are registering on a cosmic level. Rick Karlin of the Capitol Confidential blog describes how an Act of God interrupted the state legislature's budget ditherings on closed circuit television:

Just as Savino once again had to scold recalcitrant Senators who wouldn’t shut up, the closed circuit went dark and up came a National Weather Service “Severe Storm Warning” telling us that thunderstorms with gale force winds and violent lightning strikes are headed in our direction.