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A more liberal candidate could beat Cuomo

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In the history of debates for public office, there is probably no image so enduring as the cast of characters at the 2010 debate for New York governor. Of the seven participants, karate expert Jimmy McMillan of the “Rent is 2 Damn High” party no doubt proved the most absurd candidate of all time. But facing then–Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on that night at Hofstra University were five fringe candidates that made even Republican nominee ...

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April 29, 2014
2:26 p.m.

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Steve Keller might be right; a more liberal candidate might beat Cuomo, given that degree of extremism exists in NY. But I am astonished at his assertion that Cuomo is moderate--compared to what? I felt like I was reading this letter in the Twilight Zone. Cuomo likes to portray himself as moderate. He supports that by portraying moderate conservatives as being the extremists, but it is Cuomo who is a radical lefty. If we had someone more liberal, NY would fall off the cliff at the extreme end of the left side.