David Sirota, a former aide to Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersBiden is missing one big endorser: Bill Clinton Democrats rally behind monthly ,000 relief checks Sanders: US facing ‘worst moment in American history maybe since the Civil War’ MORE’s (I-Vt.) presidential marketing campaign, mentioned New York Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoCuomo orders biweekly coronavirus tests for nursing home workers Watch live: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives coronavirus response update NY Churches aid in COVID-19 testing for communities of color MORE’s (D) hovering approval scores through the coronavirus pandemic are partially because of the nation’s politics turning into extra “shallow.”
A recent poll confirmed Cuomo has 81 % approval amongst New Yorkers because the state battles COVID-19.
“It says that our politics have gotten fairly shallow,” Sirota mentioned on Hill.TV’s “Rising” Friday.
“If you couple it with what Cuomo has achieved, not shifting as shortly to take the steps that wanted to be taken, reducing Medicaid in the midst of a pandemic, placing ahead an austerity finances that cuts primary public companies, public training and the like whereas he repeatedly refuses Democratic laws to lift taxes on millionaires and billionaires in New York,” he added.
“If you put all that and the insurance policies collectively, you ask your self, how can Andrew Cuomo be so common?” Sirota requested. “And what you’re left with is the truth that if you happen to’re on tv making declarative statements and if you happen to occur to have a brother who runs a serious present on CNN and get to banter along with your brother on CNN, then you may nonetheless be common in the midst of an emergency that you simply aren’t dealing with all that properly.”
— to thehill.com