Sponsored Content
« Mid-Morning Art Thread | Main | New York Assemblyman: Sonny Cuomo Threatened to "Destroy" Me and Ruin Me When I Pushed Him for Answers on the Nursing Home Murders »
February 18, 2021

The Morning Rant: Minimalist Edition


This is delightful on one level; any time the Democrats go after one of their own it is time for some popcorn and maybe even a pudding cup. But the reality is that this is just political theater. Sure, the New York State legislature is going to try to claw back some of the power that it ceded long ago to the executive branch, mostly because they see some temporary weakness because of the very public lying and possibly law-breaking of Cuomo and his administration.

But nothing substantive will come of this, mostly because the "crisis" has been over for months. So a few back benchers will get some sound bites and Cuomo will lash out and deny and lie and connive, and ultimately nothing will happen.

Because party loyalty is the only thing that matters. It is above loyalty to country, to state, to family. And that's why they are successful.

NY Democrat lawmakers move to strip Gov Andrew Cuomo of emergency powers following report of federal probe

Democratic leaders of the New York State Senate are reportedly working to strip New York Democrat Governor Andrew Cuomo of his emergency powers in the aftermath of revelations about his handling of pandemic.

Democratic and Republican lawmakers have been demanding answers since a top Cuomo aide admitted that the Governor's administration hid data on senior deaths at nursing homes and long-term care facilities over fears of a Department of Justice investigation. During a press conference after the revelation, Cuomo denied the allegations.

Some functionary might take a fall, although I doubt it. There will be a hearing or two, some critical headlines in the NY Post, some ass-covering headlines in the NY Times, and then...poof. It will all be gone.

But it should have at least one salutary effect; we won't have to hear about Andrew Cuomo as a presidential candidate. New York may enjoy giving him tongue baths, but the rest of the country finds him to be a greasy machine politician who has the stench of corruption about him, and that isn't just the rotting bodies of his elderly victims.

He is a political thug who has led a charmed political life, but has risen as far as he will ever go. The idea that America would accept him is laughable, and evidence of his outrageous arrogance and insularity. He thinks that he will step effortlessly onto the national stage by virtue of his masterful Wuhan Flu work in NY? The attack ads write themselves.

So please..Andrew Cuomo! Run for president! You are America's Great Hope!

digg this
posted by CBD at 11:00 AM

| Access Comments

Recent Comments
Quilter's Irish Death: "Its really hard for People of Color (aka Colored P ..."

[/i][/b]andycanuck (Vwz3I)[/s][/u]: "One for "Paul" on governmental-private 'cooperatio ..."

Warai-otoko: "Nobody will much care about Student Debt Forgivene ..."

The Margins: "Thanks....... *puffs on cigarette* ..."

ShainS -- The Humiliation is Part of the Kink [/b][/i][/s][/u]: "This is not sustainable. The economy cannot rely i ..."

stochastic kulak anachronda: "45 [i]Paolo has a specific set of skills...[/i] ..."

Dr. Claw: "I have such a knee-jerk reaction to Climate scienc ..."

Cat Ass Trophy, Set the Earth to fire and reshape it closer to the heart's desire: "Keep deferring. I hit my PSLF in 24. ..."

Piper : "64! “No!” Says the people behind this. ..."

Alberta Oil Peon: "Shit is getting dicey in Brazil 🇧🇷 ..."

Bertram Cabot, Jr.: " [i]Umm, Biden is the High Lord and Protector of ..."

women's prison movie enthusiast: "[i]In the absence of energy, you have only men las ..."

Recent Entries

Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64