Cuomo: I’ll fine doctors up to $1M if they vaccinate someone who isn’t eligible yet

Cuomo: I’ll fine doctors up to $1M if they vaccinate someone who isn’t eligible yet
Andrew Cuomo

[Ed. – No he’s not a power-crazed loon.]

He said this a few days ago but it only got widespread attention online last night, the latest bit of evidence that America’s worst governor continues to do an abysmal job of managing the pandemic.

I’m going to be scrupulously fair to him. *If* the vaccination machinery were running like clockwork in New York, with 150,000 people getting the jab each day, say, I could understand him being a hard-ass about this. We don’t want corrupt doctors letting healthy younger people selfishly cut the line ahead of senior citizens, right? Plus, New York’s already had a case of a medical provider allegedly dosing out the vaccine to people who aren’t eligible. The line-cutting problem isn’t hypothetical. Cuomo brought down the hammer to scare other providers into following the rules and making sure the right people go first.

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