Andrew Cuomo blanket photo lights up Twitter, compared to ‘Peanuts’ character Linus

Andrew Cuomo blanket photo lights up Twitter, compared to ‘Peanuts’ character Linus
Whistler's father (Image via Twitter)

[Ed. – The chill he’s feeling emanates from the icy hands of fate]

Gov. Andrew Cuomo may have just done for blankets what Sen. Bernie Sanders did for mittens.

Soon after a photo emerged on social media, showing the embattled New York Democrat outside his home, wrapped in a blanket – and holding a bottle as he spoke on a cell phone  — Twitter erupted with commentary and memes.

One Republican state lawmaker in New York – Assembly member Mike Lawler — compared Cuomo to Linus Van Pelt, the blanket-loving character from the classic “Peanuts” comic strip.

Trending: No sign that George Floyd was killed because of his race

Another Twitter user likened Cuomo to “The Sopranos” character Christopher Moltisanti (Michael Imperioli), as he shivered in the mob series’ famous “Pine Barrens” episode, lost in the snow with Paulie “Walnuts” Gualtieri (Tony Sirico).

Some saw a business opportunity.

Retail site RedBubble was offering “I (Heart) Governor Cuomo” blankets for $38.92.

Continue reading →

Comments

For your convenience, you may leave commments below using Disqus. If Disqus is not appearing for you, please disable AdBlock to leave a comment.