George Pataki is having stock trouble.
Earlier this year, when The Observer profiled the former New York governor's odd involvement with penny stocks, the article opened with a scene inside a 36-foot geodesic dome. "It's tremendous," he said, celebrating the tiny plastics company, Perf Go Green, whose board he'd joined. Music from instruments called the drum orb and earth harp played. One arm was in the air. "I'm honored to be a part of it, particularly standing here in this Earth Dome," he said.