Reading Cuomo

Friday, October 29, 2010 - 03:33 PM

A reader frustrated with the coverage of the 2010 candidates emails:

Would be nice if editorial writers at the Times looked at their own complicity in the criticisms they make of Coumo.

NYTimes Endorsement  of Coumo:

Despite several position books, Mr. Cuomo’s candidacy has been more skeletal than it should have been, and there have been times when he failed to stand up forcefully for his stated principles. But he has a strong record in office over the last four years and has proposed serious solutions for some of the state’s problems.

We endorse him with the hope that he would be a bolder and more forthright governor than he has been a candidate.


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Comments [2]

Albany Exile

I find the criticisms against Cuomo for a lack of substance/specifics to be bizarre. Lack of substance/specifics compared to what?

Cuomo has at least HAD multiple policy books.

Sure they are vague by my standards, but my standards are, sadly, impossibly high for contemporary America.

At no point have I noticed specific criticisms against Cuomo's opponent for his own lack of substance. I might have missed something, I suppose. But I much doubt it. In terms of substance, Cuomo has simply dwarfed Paladino. Cuomo had a 100+ page policy book back when Paladino's "plan," at least as posted on his website, consisted of about 5 bullets. Now, he has enhanced his plan by including about 2 or 3 pages per bullet. Even the doomed Lazio campaign was better than that.

-The Albany Exile

Oct. 31 2010 01:34 AM

"Cover Up" Cuomo has covered up the PensionGate scandal so far PERIOD.

It will be very interesting to see what happens "AFETER ELECTION DAY"

JUST say NO to the Democ"RAT"ic Cover Up Gang of Schumer, Cuomo, DiNapoli, and the WATACHDOG AG "Eric Schneiderman Ruff Ruff

Before there was the "Oracle at Delphi" there was Count Vampire J. Machiavelli

VJ Machiavelli

Oct. 30 2010 05:31 AM

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