The state Democratic convention (photo: Gotham Gazette)
One thing is for sure about the four candidates in the Democratic primary for Attorney General: each wants to be thought of as “independent.” Witness these self-descriptions:
Leecia Eve: “An independent advocate for all New Yorkers”
Tish James: “I’ve been independent all my life”
Sean Patrick Maloney: “I think I bring true independence”
Zephyr Teachout: “An independent fighter for New York”
This independent streak all intensified when James, endorsed by Governor...