This nursing home disaster is on you, Gov. Cuomo

This nursing home disaster is on you, Gov. Cuomo

[Ed. – I wonder if this disaster will make him less of a media darling. –Brit Hume]

Two weeks ago, Gov. ­Andrew Cuomo was first asked about his policy that forced nursing homes to admit ­patients infected with the coronavirus.

“That’s a good question, I don’t know,” the governor answered, turning to an aide.

On Tuesday, Cuomo was asked about a report from the Associated Press that his team had added more than 1,700 deaths to the count of those who died in nursing homes, bringing the total to at least 4,813.

“I don’t know the details, frankly,” the governor answered, turning to an aide.

Cuomo is legendary for micromanaging and has been praised for his detailed daily briefings during the pandemic. …

So with known nursing home deaths representing 25 percent of all deaths in the state, it beggars belief that the governor didn’t know anything about his office’s fatal policy two weeks ago or the new death totals now.

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