Dirty politics: We’re all sick of it. So we commend Warren Redlich for actually doing something about it. Last week, a New York Supreme Court judge ruled that Redlich’s case, claiming political defamation, can go to trial.

The gubernatorial campaign season here in New York in 2010 was as nasty as the current presidential campaign. Republican Carl Paladino flooded our virtual and postal boxes with outrageous mail, and our answering machines were filled with political spin.