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24. Franken was publicly accused by eight women of groping and trying to kiss them. So far, Cuomo
Tue Mar 2, 2021, 01:17 AM
Mar 2021

has been accused by fewer women. That will probably change, though.

Franken resigned very quickly - too quickly for many - engendering a lot of sympathy. Cuomo is likely to fight the accusations tooth and nail, creating a lot of animosity in the process.

Franken was very well liked by Democratic voters. Cuomo has a lot of political enemies in NY, and the Covid nursing home deaths scandal already has people calling for his resignation.

It will be interesting to see this play out.

This is the sad truth re:Cuomo [View all] edhopper Mar 2021 OP
Time for Democratic woman to become governor of NY. roamer65 Mar 2021 #1
The NYS lieutenant gov is a woman Retrograde Mar 2021 #17
Sadly, that sometimes comes with doing cilla4progress Mar 2021 #2
I am not saying we shouldn't edhopper Mar 2021 #5
It does NOT have to mean that NY wnylib Mar 2021 #29
Really? I've actually witnesed women sexual predators. Budi Mar 2021 #16
Well doing the right thing doesn't have to be politically advantageous. dem4decades Mar 2021 #3
Didn't we go through this with Al Franken? Now folks believe he was railroaded. sop Mar 2021 #4
He was edhopper Mar 2021 #6
Yeah, ancianita Mar 2021 #10
There might be more to it wnylib Mar 2021 #35
Franken was publicly accused by eight women of groping and trying to kiss them. So far, Cuomo sop Mar 2021 #24
This message was self-deleted by its author AdamGG Mar 2021 #31
He's not going to resign greenjar_01 Mar 2021 #7
Have to wait and see edhopper Mar 2021 #8
Except that if he resigns now, we'll have 18 months of Lt. Gov Kathy Hochul to blunt that message. brooklynite Mar 2021 #9
Biden had an "accuser" too - that was a setup. I still can't watch AnotherMother4Peace Mar 2021 #19
That ruined Chris Hayes for me. crickets Mar 2021 #25
Why would he resign? NY has no recall. It would take 2/3 of the NY Senate to impeach him. Klaralven Mar 2021 #11
Post removed Post removed Mar 2021 #12
And a Republican can win in NY. radius777 Mar 2021 #13
Cuomo only won because of the more populous downstate Rhiannon12866 Mar 2021 #27
Republicans want a governor who will pardon Trump Generic Brad Mar 2021 #14
Best likely political case building theory I've heard yet. ancianita Mar 2021 #18
And Reps seem better at the long game Retrograde Mar 2021 #20
There you go. ! Stefanik, who defended Trump's 1st impeachment Budi Mar 2021 #21
+1,000! scarletwoman Mar 2021 #32
So is Congressman Tom Reed, who was wnylib Mar 2021 #36
This won't help the R's. It will give the female Lt. Gov. incumbent status in the next election. nt pnwmom Mar 2021 #38
Great post. Who stands to gain from this looks to be Nixie Mar 2021 #42
*ding!*ding!* How conveeenient. /church lady crickets Mar 2021 #26
Republicans know Democrats will push for their own to resign over this kind of stuff. Beartracks Mar 2021 #28
Bingo! Great post! scarletwoman Mar 2021 #30
What evidence is there that the person replacing him would pardon Trump ? JI7 Mar 2021 #34
None. She's a Democrat. nt pnwmom Mar 2021 #39
Wont that gov have to be replaced seeing she's taking over his term? Thx in advance uponit7771 Mar 2021 #45
hmmmmm uponit7771 Mar 2021 #44
The ReThuglican purity test is "are you willing to do NoMoreRepugs Mar 2021 #15
Here's what's making the rounds on the Right. This is to drive Cuomo out, run a Republican against ancianita Mar 2021 #22
All he has to do is switch parties to Republican. Qutzupalotl Mar 2021 #23
NY is a VERY Democratic State. This happened before with Spitzer,Weiner, And Schneiderman and all JI7 Mar 2021 #33
NY is only Democratic in the wnylib Mar 2021 #40
Democrats still have advantage . What Republican has a chance at winning Statewide ? JI7 Mar 2021 #41
Congressman Tom Reed, for one, 23rd District. wnylib Mar 2021 #43
The sad truth about Cuomo is that he turns out to be an egotistical idiot. pnwmom Mar 2021 #37
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