Yep, in New York State, everyone’s so pissed, their eyes have turned yellow, but when you can’t even get your hometown newspaper’s endorsement, it’s time to pack up the shopping bags and go back to Buffalo. We may be mad, Carl, but we’re not insane.
“Of the two major-party candidates, only Cuomo has a chance of bending the state toward rational decision-making. It won’t be easy and Cuomo will have to guard against the old-boy network that helped to produce him, but he has the skills, the background and, if his campaign platform is to be believed, the desire and fortitude…[Paladino’s] Two big problems: He doesn’t have the temperamental balance to actually serve as governor. Anger, alone, won’t cut it. Loose cannons — which is basically what 69 percent of voters in a new poll believe Carl Paladino to be — don’t succeed in leadership positions.
What is more, even if he could succeed, he has ruled himself out as a fit candidate as governor. His despicable comments on gays and lesbians, alone, demonstrated that he cannot be entrusted with representing New Yorkers equitably. The racist and pornographic e-mails he sent suggest the same about minorities and women. Those are not trifles; they are threshold tests. Paladino flunked.” Buffalo News Endorses Cuomo
Remember, folks, these are remarks coming from The Buffalo News, not some Lefty blog operated out of someone’s basement. Buffalo. Not Westchester. Buffalo. Not Manhattan.
Buffalo. Land of snow from November through May. The focus of all bad weather reporting for Weather.com. Land where the Sabers have played OUTDOORS on the ice in front of 40,000 insane (and bundled up) US and Canadian fans…and I think it was January.
When your hometown thinks you are a racist, sexist, homophobic asshole, it’s sort of hard to get yourself elected governor.
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