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From NJ's Star-Ledger:

Wednesday’s apology by Port Authority Chairman David Samson, for the agency’s role in the George Washington Bridge entry lane closures, rings hollow. He hit bottom when he called the weeklong traffic bomb his co-workers dropped on Fort Lee last September an “inconvenience.” Mea culpa came five months too late.

Worse still, Samson’s half-hearted attempt at remorse ignored his own failures as head of this hopelessly broken agency — a list of ethical lapses, broken promises and business-as-usual, with new examples breaking by the day.

Samson must step down. His resignation would mark a strong first step in an overdue overhaul of the entire Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

http://www.nj.com/...

I agree wholeheartedly. Samson is up to his earlobes in every facet of the scandal, from the GWB lane closures, during which time he was reportedly helping Team Christie "retaliate", to the numerous shady real estate deals lobbied by his own law firm.

"Samson must step down."  -The Star-Ledger
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