Skip to comments.The Media’s Dam of Political Cover for Andrew Cuomo Finally Bursts
Posted on 02/28/2021 5:18:32 AM PST by EyesOfTX
Things are finally getting real for New York’s thug Governor. – In the world of the American left, no story is considered to be real until it is carried by the New York Times. Yes, that really is the demented little world your leftwing friends live in. So long as the Times is ignoring any story – like Hunter Biden’s laptop, for example – liberals, in their demented minds, believe that gives them a pass on believing it’s real.
This is why your leftwing friends still don’t acknowledge the unarguable fact that high officials in the Obama/Biden administration – including Obama and Biden themselves – attempted to fix the 2016 election and ran a slow-rolling coup d’etat on American soil for three long years. It’s madness, but it’s how they justify their studious ignorance on issue after issue.
This rule of leftist life has certainly been at play in the controversies surrounding Gov. Cuomo, as a mountain of evidence has come to light that his COVID response edicts caused the deaths of thousands of the state’s senior citizens in nursing homes and that he and his toadies worked to cover up the scale of that issue. Cuomo has also been dogged by allegations of serial sexual harassment, bullying and other gross misconduct in office over the course of his long and sordid time in office, the most recent being a long, detailed essay of his behavior authored by a former top assistant, Lindsey Boylan, which I wrote about four days ago.
That story broke just a week or so after a New York Democrat legislator, Ron Kim, alleged that Cuomo had threatened to “destroy” him if he didn’t go along with the administration’s ongoing efforts to cover up the number of nursing home deaths.
So long as the fake newspaper of record refused to cover these scandals in any real detail, Cuomo has felt safe and secure in continuing his lifelong pattern of behavior, and your leftwing friends have felt fully justified in responding by simply parroting the excuse-making talking points they heard an hour earlier from some talking head on The View. You all know that’s what they do, right?
But now that game could be coming to an end, after this happened on Saturday:
That’s right: Suddenly, the Times has decided to actually give some coverage to the sexual harassment story after years of ignoring it on behalf of Cuomo. Not only that, but someone at CNN gave Fake Jake Tapper permission to actually tweet about it. You can practically hear the cries of “Oh, the humanity!” coming from the Governor’s mansion in Albany.
Here’s an excerpt from that story:
ALBANY, N.Y. — A second former aide to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is accusing him of sexual harassment, saying that he asked her questions about her sex life, whether she was monogamous in her relationships and if she had ever had sex with older men.
The aide, Charlotte Bennett, who was an executive assistant and health policy adviser in the Cuomo administration until she left in November, told The New York Times that the governor had harassed her late last spring, during the height of the state’s fight against the coronavirus.
Ms. Bennett, 25, said the most unsettling episode occurred on June 5, when she was alone with Mr. Cuomo in his State Capitol office. In a series of interviews this week, she said the governor had asked her numerous questions about her personal life, including whether she thought age made a difference in romantic relationships, and had said that he was open to relationships with women in their 20s — comments she interpreted as clear overtures to a sexual relationship.
Mr. Cuomo said in a statement to The Times on Saturday that he believed he had been acting as a mentor and had “never made advances toward Ms. Bennett, nor did I ever intend to act in any way that was inappropriate.” He said he had requested an independent review of the matter and asked that New Yorkers await the findings “before making any judgments.”
Ms. Bennett said that during the June encounter, the governor, 63, also complained to her about being lonely during the pandemic, mentioning that he “can’t even hug anyone,” before turning the focus to Ms. Bennett. She said that Mr. Cuomo asked her, “Who did I last hug?”
Ms. Bennett said she had tried to dodge the question by responding that she missed hugging her parents. “And he was, like, ‘No, I mean like really hugged somebody?’” she said.
Mr. Cuomo never tried to touch her, Ms. Bennett said, but the message of the entire episode was unmistakable to her.
“I understood that the governor wanted to sleep with me, and felt horribly uncomfortable and scared,” Ms. Bennett said. “And was wondering how I was going to get out of it and assumed it was the end of my job.”
Ms. Bennett said she had disclosed the interaction with Mr. Cuomo to his chief of staff, Jill DesRosiers, less than a week later and was transferred to another job, as a health policy adviser, with an office on the opposite side of the Capitol, soon after that.Ms. Bennett said she had also given a lengthy statement to a special counsel to the governor, Judith Mogul, toward the end of June.
Time to “circle back” to your leftwing friends and see whose talking points they’re parroting today, as their hero’s carefully-crafted world continues to slowly fall apart.
That is all.
Cuomo reminds me of that sicko pedophile teacher’s aide w/ an exhibition fetish.
This creep “said” he “accidentally” masturbated during an 8th grade Zoom class.
This was no accident........the sicko wanted children to see him aroused......that heightened the pervert’s sick needs.
These people get themselves into positions of power.
The pedo got into teaching b/c he needs to be around children to get aroused.
Same w/ Cuomo.....it gives him pleasure to make women uncomfortable.
Clearly, Gov Cuomo gets sexual thrills exercising his political power over subordinates.
Cuomo considers it a perk of his elected office........what he knows to be inappropriate behavior toward women.
His targets seriously underestimate Cuomo.....saying that Cuomo created a culture within his administration where sexual harassment and bullying is so pervasive that it is not only condoned but expected.
Cuomo is well-aware that women consider his attention to them as an affirmation that he likes you, that you must be doing something right.
His inner monster soon lets loose....Cuomo lowers the boom.....using intimidation to silence the accusers.
And if they dare speak up, they face the consequences of his wrath.
Ask Tara Reade, the aide Biden molested.
“Ms. Bennett...said the governor had asked her numerous questions about her personal life, including whether she thought age made a difference in romantic relationships, and had said that he was open to relationships with women in their 20s”
We should DEFEND Cuomo at this point, since it’s clear that the Democrats are in the process of taking him out.
Here’s where we start:
First, what evidence does she have?
Second, did she talk dirty to him first?
Third, does she have a history of this behavior towards men?
Fourth, perhaps she can’t handle ‘strong women?
Fifth, if you drag a $20 bill through Albany...
That will spin the Democrats around, kind of like when Trump defended Pelosi by stating “I know Nancy Pelosi, and she is NOT a racist”. Hehehe.
Why does Cuomo’s predicament matter? The New York voters will just replace him with a worse version of leftist/communist.
Most or all of this was known long before the Presidential election. It was covered up to so as not to provide an issue to help reelect President Trump. With Joe Biden safely in the White House, far left activists in New York are now looking towards Cuomo’s 2022 reelection as governor. They can use the nursing home massacre and sexual harassment as wedge issues in the Democrat primary. I honestly believe that this is a big driver behind the sudden focus on these issues.
“The aide, Charlotte Bennett, 25, who was an executive assistant and health policy adviser in the Cuomo administration”
How does a 25 year old qualify for a high level position in government? Why did Como perv on the girl by asking personal questions? What didn’t Cuomo just ask her if she would like to go to dinner with him? Inquiring minds want to know.
More importantly, when is the media’s and Republican’s dam of political cover going to burst for Joe Biden?
This certainly lessens the probability that Chris Cuomo will ever run for or serve as New York state governor. The dynasty founded by St. Mario is falling in its death spiral.
It is not, Cuomo is someone the left doesnt particularly like and he is the sacrifical lamb.
They will continue with the Obama Biden Harris and the cabal.
Just throw cheap shots at him. he’s rat problem.
My gut still tells me that Fauci told him how to rig the numbers. That would open the door for Fauci to say Cuomo did everything right.
When the real powers behind the democrat party decree that someone has to go, he will go. They want cuuuuoomo to go so they can put a worse person in his place.
Careful of what you wish for.
When biden goes into retirement, what we’ll have will be much worse.
“””” In the world of the American left, no story is considered to be real until it is carried by the New York Times. Yes, that really is the demented little world your leftwing friends live in. So long as the Times is ignoring any story – like Hunter Biden’s laptop, for example – liberals, in their demented minds, believe that gives them a pass on believing it’s real.”””
This statement fits my a few of my leftist family perfectly.
The bigger issue is they are clearing the field for Heels Up Harris in 2024. Joe is not going to be President in a year and she is unlikeable and will generate primary opponents. The Democrats are taking out both Cuomo and Newsom so they are no threat in 2024.
Don’t worry - Sonny Cuomo still has a 55% approval rating in NY. He will win any future State Governor election.
How does a 25 year old qualify for. High level advisor position?
Judging by this story I am guessing she has top shelf....resume...
A firm set of....ideals
All of which looks good in a short skirt and heels.
Bust just a guess.
Well, to be fair, to qualify for most positions in government, you just need to be breathing. Being young, female, and attractive, is almost certainly a plus.
I feel your pain.
Guys, why are they going after for him for harassment instead of corruption?
Inquiring minds want to know.
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