I never met the alleged mastermind of the George Washington Bridge scandal. But I exchanged many an email with David Wildstein when he was writing for the PolitickerNJ.com site under the pseudonym "Wally Edge."
The real Wally Edge was a 20th century politician of such skill that he got himself elected governor in 1916 and then again in 1943, with a 10-year stint as a U.S senator in between.
The fake Wally Edge had a similar talent for understanding politics, if not for gaining elective office. He was one of those characters who recalled every piece of political trivia. I’m sure that if you ...