In what should be a natural alliance to elect a Republican to represent the core of Marty Golden's State Senate District in the NYS Assembly, a new war is brewing between Brooklyn's only home-grown Republican official and the new Brooklyn GOP County Leader
The word is that things are off to a bit of a rocky start between the newly elected KCRP Chairman and Brooklyn's only all-Brooklyn elected Republican public office holder --- and right now, it's all about the 46th A.D. special election and GOP candidate Lucretia Regina-Potter
If a blood feud starts in the GOP in 2015 over Lucretia Regina-Potter's run for the NYS Assembly, it is very likely that there will be some of State Senator Marty Golden's blood on the floor in 2016
A whole bunch of stuff that had been arranged by Arnaldo Ferraro, Lucretia Regina-Potter, Marty Golden, Jerry Kassar and Mike Long to push Lucretia's special election run for the assembly seat in the 46th AD against Democrat Pam Harris has been "back-burnered" since Dr. Ferraro defeated State Senator Golden's choice for County Chairman at the 2015 Republican County Convention.
This has left the new GOP County Chairman and his 46th AD District Leader scurrying to backfill in what is now a very short campaign season. Meanwhile, it looks like Golden, Kassar and Long are suddenly content to sit on their hands and let Democrat Pam Harris, a Coney Island area community activist become the next assmblyperson for the heart of their Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights stronghold.
In the short run, that's what Marty Golden seems to want more than anything else. However, this time it is more likely to bring significant longtime negative repercussions for the Conservative-Republican State Senator from Bay Ridge. As the new GOP County Leader, Arnaldo is far more like to get openly involved in a vendetta against Golden than his predecessor Craig Eaton. In fact, when it was originally planned that Dr Ferraro would become the next Chairman of the Brooklyn GOP, this very scenario was very much expected; thus "The 2016 Vendetta" was an unspoken but expected part of the plan.
In any case Marty Golden's war on his Republican County Leader moves into a new phase; and the Brooklyn GOP Chairman's war on Golden will continue for another two years, or until Golden is defeated, whichever comes first.