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I am no Andrew Cuomo fan never have been, but it's kind of nice to see the constant attacks by the media on Cuomo while ignoring DeSantis, Abbott, and Noem hasn't really had an impact. Most people don't want Cuomo to resign. Yes his popularity has suffered and people don't want him to run again, but the resignation push is not working.  And of course the headline again an eyeroll.

 

Cuomo Has Lost Popularity, but Half of N.Y. Voters Say He Shouldn’t Resign - The New York Times (nytimes.com)

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Hopefully, this means that it won't be long until DeJoy is removed.

 

 

 

 

It won't be an overstatement to say that this is a historic moment.

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When the Georgia Chamber Of Commerce put out a statement disagreeing with the voter suppression bills (after pressure, of course), I knew it would be a matter of time before some of these corporations would start to make tentative statements afterwards.

 

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I wish the article addressed the reason the Biden administration is refusing to give our extra vaccines to Mexico. They must have given one and I'd like to hear because this decision doesn't make sense. Maybe they are just waiting until Americans get all the shots they need for political reasons.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/15/opinions/america-coming-vaccine-glut-mexico-camunez/index.html

 

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3 hours ago, Juliajms said:

I wish the article addressed the reason the Biden administration is refusing to give our extra vaccines to Mexico. They must have given one and I'd like to hear because this decision doesn't make sense. Maybe they are just waiting until Americans get all the shots they need for political reasons.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/15/opinions/america-coming-vaccine-glut-mexico-camunez/index.html

 

 

The fact that he names this idea "Mexico First" is the first clue of where criticism would go and how it would be framed. Biden's administration, already being attacked 24/7 for its border policies, would be pilloried for prioritizing Mexico over American citizens, whether that is accurate or not.

 

And of course certain Democrats are happy to pile on, while adding nothing of value:

 

 

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20 hours ago, JaneAusten said:

I am no Andrew Cuomo fan never have been, but it's kind of nice to see the constant attacks by the media on Cuomo while ignoring DeSantis, Abbott, and Noem hasn't really had an impact. Most people don't want Cuomo to resign. Yes his popularity has suffered and people don't want him to run again, but the resignation push is not working.  And of course the headline again an eyeroll.

 

Cuomo Has Lost Popularity, but Half of N.Y. Voters Say He Shouldn’t Resign - The New York Times (nytimes.com)

 

Politicians are likely reflecting on Al Franken but the average New Yorker is likely reflecting on the possible upheaval in changing the governor (even if for a lieutenant governor that should, in theory, be ready to tackle all the challenges of ascending to the job) during a pandemic, and how this would affect them. TBH, in a "normal" year, the nursing home crisis and the fact that Cuomo has caused political fissures in the Democratic party would likely have been enough to cause Cuomo's ouster, which is a strange irony of the crisis that this pandemic has inflicted. He's had three terms, which matches his father's three term gubernatorial tenure, which is likely one of his legislative goals. He can cross that off the list but come next year, he should abstain from flinging his proverbial "hat in the race" for yet another term. We shall see whether he once again chooses his own political supremacy over the viability of the party he claims to be a part of.

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McConnell's pushing is for the audience that are already advising Democrats to give up on HR1.

 

 

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