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Even in a Pandemic, Andrew Cuomo Is Not Your Friend

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Andrew Cuomo has a case of Elephantiasis
Andrew Cuomo has a case of Elephantiasis
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Governor 1 percent is insisting on taking an ax to the state Medicaid budget even at the cost of $6.7 billion in emergency federal aid — and lying about it.

Cuomo's elimination of 20,000 hospital beds, 

Cuomo is fighting to protect the rich and impose austerity, including devastating Medicaid cuts,

disbanded the corruption commission he’d created when it began to investigate his pals,

secretly worked for years to ensure Republican control of the State Senate,

uses $2/hour prison labor to rebottle hand sanitizer, but also refuses to release elderly and sick inmates from filthy, crowded jails,

he continues to push to meet a budget shortfall by enacting deep Medicaid cuts rather than passing wildly popular tax increases on the 0.01 percent,

But Cuomo continues to press cuts to Medicaid and other services, pandemic be damned, rather than make billionaires pay.

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At jacobinmag.com

 

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