Marty Golden's Got Some Golden Chutzpah on Monserrate Seat
But where was Golden's outrage when one of his own senate aides -- Owen Johnson, Jr., son of state senator Owen Johnson Sr., the veteran Long Island pol -- was arrested last spring for his own alleged domestic violence incident? As the Voice reported in September, Johnson Jr. was arrested in April for assaulting and threatening his roommate with a "deadly weapon." Both Golden and the Johnsons refused to answer questions about the incident. They also ducked questions about exactly how it happened that the son of a top senator came to hold a $65,000 a year job as a state senate "research assistant" working out of Golden's office in Bay Ridge.