Tag Archives: Andrew Cuomo


Colbert: Cuomo’s Comment ‘the Dumbest Thing’ He Could Say

“That is the dumbest thing you could say as a politician. That’s like closing your speech with, ‘Apple pie sucks, I’m lukewarm on the troops, and those stripes make the American flag look fat! Thank you, I hate my mother!’”

— Stephen Colbert, slamming New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for saying America “was never that great” this week, declaring on the CBS Late Show that the line was “the dumbest thing you could say as a politician.”


Cuomo: America Was ‘Never that Great’

“We’re not going to make America great again, it was never that great.”

— Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), quoted by ABC News.


Cuomo Booked 200 Hotel Rooms for Clinton Inauguration


Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) “was so eager to celebrate Hillary Clinton’s presidential inauguration, he booked 200 hotel rooms in DC for family, friends and supporters of his possible future bid for the presidency,” the New York Post reports.


Pataki Explains How to Resolve a New York Feud

You rise above it publicly, but quietly, underneath, cut somebody’s legs off.

— Former New York Gov. George Pataki (R), in an interview on MSNBC, on how he would handle the public feud between New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) and New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio (D).


Cuomo’s Approval Hits All-Time Low


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D) approval rating — an all-time low — with 59% who do not approve of his performance, according to a new Siena Research Institute survey.


Cuomo Admits LaGuardia Airport Is Like a Third World Country

Vice President Biden, in a very candid moment, which he enjoys, flew into LaGuardia and said, ‘You fly into LaGuardia, and you think you’re flying into a Third World country.’ Now, that was a slight overstatement, slightly insensitive, slightly insulting. But, basically true.

— New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), quoted by the New York Observer.


Cuomo Not Fazed by KKK’s ‘Death Ray’

These extreme right wing nutsies think of everything.

— New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), quoted by the New York Daily News, laughing off news that he was being targeted by a “death ray.”


Cuomo Doesn’t Want Weiner as Mayor of NYC

Shame on us.

— New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), in an interview with the Syracuse Post-Standard, on if New York City elects Anthony Weiner as mayor.


NY Gov: New Yorkers to Tea Bagger Paladino, ‘Drop Dead’


Percentage of voters who told pollsters for the New York Times they planned to vote for GOP-tea bagger candidate Carl Paladino for governor, compared with 59 percent who said they would vote for Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. About Paladino, just 11 percent had a favorable view of the upstate real estate mogul, and when asked to say a word that came to mind when hearing Paladino’s name, voters said things like “angry,” “bigoted” and “obnoxious.” (And remember, these are New Yorkers talking.) Finally, 59 percent said Paladino did not have the right temperament and personality for the job, and 55 percent said he didn’t have proper experience.