Is it secure?
Sure, Chris Cillizza. It’s now secure so that you can mock Andrew Cuomo on #MeToo points however maybe not a lot on his dealing with of nursing dwelling COVID-19 sufferers. Up till at the very least a month in the past, Cillizza’s CNN Community was additionally concealing the coverup by New York governor Cuomo of the nursing dwelling deaths.
Though Cillizza, after months of stonewalling on the topic, now feels secure sufficient to go after Cuomo it’s straightforward to neglect that final 12 months he adored Cuomo and his COVID routine. After all, his relatively mild contact mockery of Cuomo stays principally confined to the #MeToo which you’ll be able to see in his Wednesday missive, “Andrew Cuomo lays out his survival blueprint.”
Mainly Cillizza mocked Cuomo’s sensitive feely excuses by itemizing them. Not precisely a tough hitting exposé which is comprehensible when contemplating Cillizza’s previous glorification of Cuomo corresponding to may be seen on this embarrassing fanboy video final April.
A month earlier than, on March 24, 2020, Cillizza additionally carried out a public show of awe in “Everyone needs to see Andrew Cuomo’s inspiring words on the fight against coronavirus.”
“New York loves all of you. Black and white and brown and Asian and quick and tall and homosexual and straight. New York loves everybody. That is why I like New York. It all the time has, it all the time will. And on the finish of the day, my buddies, even when it’s a lengthy day, and it is a lengthy day, love wins. All the time. And it’ll win once more by means of this virus. Thanks.”
That’s an elected official standing up and reminding us that we have been in unhealthy conditions earlier than and the way in which we have all the time persevered is by sticking collectively, keep in mind that all of us have much more in widespread than we’ve got that differentiates us. That solely by understanding we’re all on this collectively — wholesome, sick, previous, younger, well being care employee, politician, no matter, will we get by means of it. That there’s all the time a lightweight on the finish of the tunnel even when we won’t all the time see it. And that getting there will not be straightforward, however we’ll get there.
That’s management. That’s empathy in motion. That’s what we want.
After all, no public gushing over Andrew Cuomo by Cillizza is full with out the compulsory slam concerning the Large Dangerous Orange Man.
Trump cares deeply about Trump. What he perceives nearly as good for him is what he’s inclined to do. Andrew Cuomo, in his phrases on Tuesday, is providing one other path: To imagine in all of us, understanding that by defending the least amongst us we’re displaying ourselves and the world how America fights and wins these hardest of battles.
The distinction between the 2 visions is startling.
Sure, the distinction between the 2 is actually startling however I do not assume Cillizza meant it as a praise for Trump on the time.