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The Empire

Sheldon Silver: 'Godfather of Albany' or 'the Golem'

Capital New York lets Steve Brodner animate the character controlling New York's state government - Sheldon Silver:

Sheldon Silver is "perhaps a little bit like the godfather of Albany."

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"Maybe he's like the Golem, from the trilogy - a creature who once was human and can now only think of his precious ring."

"Or, maybe he's like the troll who lives under the bridge and then Cuomo arrives, so we wonder, will he be a serious challenger, or just another goat?"