Sure, Ed Skyler did a heroic deed last week tackling that would-be thief who tried to run off with a woman's cell phone. (Actually, it turns out it was a BlackBerry, not a cell phone, not that it really matters.) But does the New York State Senate not have more important things to attend to than to pass a resolution honoring Skyler for his "consummate courage and bravery while confronting a mugger in midtown Manhattan"? Apparently not! Be sure to read the resolution in its entirely to appreciate this waste of taxpayer dollars that would be sort of amusing if there weren't some slightly more important things to be thinking about right now. [NYDN]
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