Zephyr Teachout was never a fan of Andrew Cuomo. Mainly because the attorney and candidate for New York AG turned against him in 2014. But she also finds his “reputation for revenge and retaliation” terrifying — and has experienced it firsthand. experience that.
In this episode of New anomaly—Which has a whole new host, but we’ll get to that — Teachout recounts how she got through that “part” of Cuomo.
One such example was during her campaign against the former governor of New York through his right-hand man, Joe Percoco, who is currently in prison for bribery.
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“[Percoco] Will call people to talk to me. I mean, I didn’t get the confirmation. This is, this is to have conversations,” she explained.
Speaking of Cuomos, they’ve become a hot topic on the show for co-host Molly Jong-Fast, producer Jesse Cannon and new co-host, The New Abnormal’s political commentator and (in his own admission) former libertarian Andy Levy.
“My Chris Cuomo is someone who should have been fired a long time ago,” Levy said. “He should never have let his brother, the governor, be a guest at his concert. It was one of the most embarrassing things I’ve ever seen on cable news. And that really, really, really says a lot. I worked at Fox News. ”
Which leads to the big question for his first episode: Can Ryan Murphy make a show about the Cuomo brothers?
Levy also cautions that we shouldn’t be too quick to laugh at GOP members of Congress like Lauren Boebert and Marjorie Taylor Greene, and of course, Kevin McCarthy: “McCarthy, just as silly, he’s like a knowledgeable person. Like one thing he’s not stupid about gaining power. “
To add! Articles washingtonDana Milbank explains the very sad analysis that compares President Joe Biden’s negative media coverage over the past four months with the same four months into Donald Trump’s presidency in 2020.
“For Trump, this is really bad when the president of the United States is trying to overthrow democracy,” Milbank explained. “And now we’re saying, ‘Boys, this is really bad that Biden can’t, uh, get a majority in Congress to pass his social infrastructure bill.” They don’t. exactly alike. “
https://www.thedailybeast.com/zephyr-teachout-on-when-andrew-cuomos-bff-tried-to-intimidate-her?source=articles&via=rss Zephyr Teachout When Andrew Cuomo’s BFF Tried To Threaten Her