Long IslandPoliticsSpin Cycle By Dan Janison The drumbeat beat: A Silver lining? January 25, 2010 4:57 PM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email The Paterson-as-toast drumbeat continues today. Fred Dicker reports that Assembly Democratic Speaker Sheldon Silver dismisses the chances of the current governor becoming next year's governor. By Dan Janison News, views and commentary on Long Island, state and national politics. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.