Skip to comments.Cuomo Backtracks: 'It Is Fine' to Be Anti-Gun Control, Anti-Choice
Posted on 01/21/2014 7:44:53 AM PST by Morgana
New York governor Andrew Cuomo came under fire for criticizing pro-life and pro-Second Amendment citizens of his state -- and saying "that is not who New Yorkers are."
Their problem is not me and democrats, their problem is themselves. Who are they? Are they these extreme conservatives, who are right to life, pro assault weapon, anti-gay, is that who they are? Because if that is who they are, and if they are the extreme conservatives, they have no place in the state of New York. Because that is not who New Yorkers are.
Now his office is backtracking and insisting that the governor said "'it is fine' to be anti-gun control, and anti-choice as he respects both positions."
And they're attacking the New York Post for highlighting Cuomo's extreme comments. "The Post can allow any person they want to publish in their paper but if they are to retain any credibility they cannot be entirely reckless with facts and the truth."
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As long is you aren’t in his kingdom.
Cuomo is one of those rare characters....who would never carry any state outside of NY. His speeches are mostly one-star, and I can’t think of any original concepts that he’s ever come up with. If you had to pick an absolute loser of a guy to go national (besides Christie).....this is the guy.
The newspaper made me say it. How lame is that. What a douchy doucherson.
I think we need a tax-payer Constitutional Amendment. It should address situations where people reside in one jurisdction and work in another and are subjected to INCOME tax in the area in which they reside. THOSE people should be allowed ot vote in BOTH jurisdictions. New York City is full of commuters who truck into the Rotten Apple every day, work their butts off, and then go home. They pay taxes in both places.
If they were allowed to VOTE in both places, the social maggots who live in these blighted urban areas would fine their votes CANCELLED by working people who would vote out Demogogues like Cuomo and DeBlasio.
*** Now his office is backtracking and insisting that the governor said “’it is fine’ to be anti-gun control, and anti-choice as he respects both positions.” ***
Bull. Liberals will tell you who they are, just so long as you listen. Cuomo just told New Yorkers what they should already know. The left doesn’t respect the views of the right, when it comes to the 2nd amendment and abortion.
Given enough time in power, the left will silence you. Tolerance is not one of the left’s virtues, (if they have any at all).
I sense he may have hired Tawana Brawley as his press secretary!
Governor Cuomo probably thought, as a Democrat, he would get a pass from the media since they are of like minds. Guess you were wrong Andrew. It looks like somebody wants to run for president and now he’s in CYA mode.
Interesting that his apologies now say he didn’t mean to attack people who are “anti-choice,” but his actual attack focused on people who are “right-to-life.”
Guess he didn’t want to call attention to that original phrasing, which was even worse and more revealing.
You don’t think he has Oval Office Dreams? I know I would never vote for him?
Why doesn’t he ban MuslimS from NYC- they’re violently anti-gay and female rights...
Is this supposed to be a “kerryesque” backtrack/apology? You know the one. “I’m sorry that you aren’t intelligent enough to understand what I said.” “The reporter misquoted me.” “The reporter wrote it out of context.” “I never said THAT.” “We welcome all types of people and their ideas here.”
I do not need Cuomo to interpret for me what he said. Cuomo is just another tin-horn socialist dictator wannabe. his mouth outran his ability to hide his true self in this instance.
Yes, but it’s not “fine” to be a tyrant.
Sic semper tyrannis
To these people, NY state is NYC (and it’s immediate suburbs), Ithaca and downtown Buffalo. The rest of the state does not exist.
New York of 2014 sounds an awful lot like Germany of the 1930’s.
That's why 2016 will be Cuomo vs. Christie.
Power is lying on the ground - who will pick it up?
Cuomo said there would be no place in New York. Do you think he and his fellow Marxists would be content merely with forced removal from New York? No! Marxists want us eliminated from the nation and the entire world.
Cuomo **is** telling us what he wants: EXTERMINATION of conservatives and Christians.
Too late! I’m moving! Anybody with 2 nickels to rub together should get the hell out of NY. Now!
You can tell he was sincere when he referred to Pro-Lifers as “anti-choice”.
That’ll smooth things over.
Now, he has the NY moving companies’ torqued...they just lined up some moving jobs
Liberals are stupid
Cuomo meant exactly what he said. Progressives and Liberals think exactly this way, they want conservatives and pro-lifer's our of their states and out of the country. They will use concentration camps and worse if given the chance to do it.
Political Cleansing ?
Mr Cuomo had a “oh, I wasn’t supposed to say that out loud, was I?” moment.
The deepest desire of any liberal, and especially those that seek the power to do so, is
to use the power of the State to punish, humiliate, and finally exterminate anyone that opposes them.
I don’t go where I’m not wanted.
Democrats = Daleks
“Their problem is not me and democrats, their problem is themselves. Who are they? Are they these extreme conservatives, who are right to life, pro assault weapon, anti-gay, is that who they are? Because if that is who they are, and if they are the extreme conservatives, they have no place in the state of New York. Because that is not who New Yorkers are.”
Let me help you with that, Andrew. You see, you are the Governor of NY State. These conservatives, though they didn’t vote for you (and probably think you are a jerk), are your constituents if they live in NY state. It’s Civics 101, you see?
As Governor you are here to serve them, just as you would your more liberal citizens, by upholding the laws & constitution of the State of NY. If you find yourself incapable of doing that I suggest you resign.
She is Governor Andrew Cuomo's live-in mistress. She was at his side with a kiss when he was sworn in. She marched alongside of him in NYC's gay pride parade.
Conservative groups are beginning to question the expenses and perks she gets as his "domestic partner"....i.e., to what extent (and why) are taxpayers paying for her living expenses, plane travel, etc. seeing they are in a non-legal union.
It's interesting that Cuomo spouts off on evil pro-lifers, murderous gun-owners and bigoted "anti-gays" when he himself is in a relationship not sanctioned by his Church, nor any other Christian religion...and which used to be called "living in sin".....and which relationship is most certainly using taxpayers' dollars under false pretenses for cushy living.
He should look in the mirror when he aims derogatory invectives at good folks he considers not fit to live in New York...invectives which rightly should be directed at himself and at his own questionable values, standards and morals.
Obama: “You lost. Elections have consequences. Get to the back of the bus.”
Sebelius (when asked about people who question her competence): “I don’t work for them”
Hillary: (on her role in the Benghazi deaths): “What difference does it make?”
Pelosi (to the American people): “you find out what’s in the bill after we pass it”
Cuomo: Pro-life conservatives “have no place in the State of New York.”
For a Governor to say such a thing...
I think Cuomo’s statement may be the most heinous of all.
Typical Liberal vermin.
That's the Republican ticket; the Democrat is Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama.
For the rest of his life he will be running to hide his garbage. I sincerely hope someone catches up to him.
If we are now called “anti-choice” does that mean that it is now okay to call them “anti-life”?
“when he himself is in a relationship not sanctioned by his Church, nor any other Christian religion...and which used to be called “living in sin”.....and which relationship is most certainly using taxpayers’ dollars under false pretenses for cushy living”
Cuomo and Francois Hollande, President of France have something in common, although Francois just kicked his live-in mistress Valerie out of the palace. She’s been demoted as Francois was already cheating and is onto his next affair. Wonder if all Valerie’s “perks” will now disappear. It’s so nice to know we have a New York governor who acts just like the French. Ooh, la la.