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Paterson Sex Scandal In The Works? Media Abuzz About Possible 'Bombshell' Story

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Rumors are flying that the New York Times is set to publish a bombshell scandal regarding New York Governor David Paterson.

Members of the media are abuzz about the alleged story on blogs and twitter, portending that it could be the final nail in Paterson's campaign coffin.

But just what is said scandal?

Nobody seems to know.

The Daily News' Elizabeth Benjamin says it's "far worse than his acknowledged extramarital affair with a former state employee."

New York Magazine, who just ran a lengthy profile on the governor, couldn't get a peep out of the Times, but writes that they hear the paper is "coming up with something big about the Paterson administration."

Many believe the scandal is linked to a story that appeared in the New York Post this past weekend that further detailed Paterson's recent decision to ban state troopers from the Governor's Mansion.

According to the Post, a trooper accidentally caught the governor in a somewhat-compromising position:

The trooper opened the door and the first thing he saw was the governor and a woman inside and the two of them snuggling together, embracing. There was nothing more than that, snuggling, and they had their clothes on.

Gawker, for their part, claims that it all may be related to a rumor that Paterson and his wife Michelle are swingers.

Whatever the scandal is, this week just keeps getting better and better for Andrew Cuomo.

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