When most of the “news” seems to be concentrated on two major topics (i.e., the border crisis and vaccines), it is always important to keep in mind what’s not on the news.
Why? Because Democrats love to delve in dark corners that the media won’t touch, with Hunter Biden perhaps serving as the most sterling example of this media avoidance.
However, Hunter is hardly the only one that plays that game, as former Governor Cuomo of New York has also apparently relished in his absence from public attention, likely gearing up for a political run once more after his non-apology.
If you recall, Cuomo barely delivered an apology when he resigned, instead choosing to focus on “the attorney general”
Who is Letitia James, as Cuomo apparently couldn’t bother to mention her name.
“The attorney general did a report on complaints made against me by certain women for my conduct. The report said I sexually harassed 11 women. That was the headline people heard and saw and reacted to. The reaction was outrage. It should have been. However, it was also false …
My lawyers … have reviewed the report over the past several days and have already raised serious issues and flaws that should concern all New Yorkers because when there is a bias or a lack of fairness in the justice system, it is a concern for everyone, not just those immediately affected.” [Source: The New York Times]
So, in other words, Cuomo just rendered months and months of work as “false,” and instead chose to turn himself into a victim due to “lack of fairness.”
How about the “fairness” for victims of nursing homes, Mr. Cuomo?
Fortunately, State AG Letitia James has drawn fresh attention to Cuomo’s repeated dodges of the law, not to mention of his own accountability.
“Mr. Cuomo has a lot to say on these matters, but he has never taken responsibility for his own conduct. He has never held himself accountable for how his behavior affected our state government.” [Source: The Washington Examiner]
James has several outstanding points. Just consider other parts of Cuomo’s horrifying resignation.
“In my mind, I’ve never crossed the line with anyone, but I didn’t realize the extent to which the line has been redrawn. There are generational and cultural shifts that I just didn’t fully appreciate, and I should have. No excuses.” [Source: The New York Times]
“In my mind.” Right.
Because that should serve as the basis for all evidence, though it apparently does to most leftists.
On top of that, Cuomo took the time during the apology to astonishingly tout his supposed focus on diversity, and on top of that, he was clueless enough to brag about his female-heavy staff (the same staff that resulted in his resignation in the first place).
“The report did bring to light a matter that I was not aware of and that I would like to address. A female trooper relayed a concern that she found disturbing, and so do I. Please let me provide some context …
The governor’s trooper detail had about 65 troopers on it, but of the 65 only six women and nine Black troopers. I’m very proud of the diversity of my administration. It’s more diverse than any administration in history. And I’m very proud of the fact that I have more women in senior positions than any governor before me.” [Source: The New York Times]
Well, it’s glad to know how concerned Cuomo is with diversity. Perhaps his next staff will appear equivalent to the airline staff on an Emirates flight, which tends to feature several beautiful women from all over the world.
Fortunately, while Cuomo gallivants about in distractions, James continues to deal with reality.
“Let’s not lose sight of what’s important. It’s not me. It’s not Mr. Cuomo but the survivors of his harassment, the people of our state whose trust he broke, and the people who believed in him, including myself. No one is above the law, and our state can do better moving forward.” [Source: The Washington Examiner]
One can only hope that Cuomo will one day formally account for his behavior.
In the meantime, let’s also not lose sight of the general absence of accountability, period, that has infested the government …
Author: Ofelia Thornton