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Andrew Cuomo Was Only Ever Good at Cruel Manipulation

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It’s Tuesday, which means Kathy Hochul is the governor of New York and a brutal decade is at an end here.

Andrew Cuomo’s “farewell speech” on Monday, 12 hours before officially resigning in disgrace, was notable in only one way: How remarkably dull it was.

Predictably, he opened by lashing out at Attorney General Tish James and his many accusers, whom he and his craven counsel, Rita Glavin, have smeared repeatedly, and yet ineffectually, to the bitter end. He did a lot of embarrassing whining, bragged about his self-claimed accomplishments, none of which were actually his, and lashed out at the political left with nonsense phrases that defined him as precisely as relevant as your tiresome drunk uncle at the holiday dinner table.

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