On NY1, reporters sift through BerlinRosen suspicion; a look back at how firm massaged Ratner's bailout of ACORN
"It can," responded columnist Chris Smith of New York Magazine. "There is talk about changing the law... we don't know what's being discussed, who the clients are, it may all be innocent. But when you have someone who's been close to the mayor for decades, helped him get elected, who's now got clients doing business, trying to get things passed by city government, there's a lot of potential for conflict."
Laura Nahmias of Capital New York told Louis that this system is typical in Albany, with "an entire class of people moving through the shadows," with no one forcing disclosures.