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Andrew Cuomo Desperately Tries to Walk Back “America Was Never Great” Comments

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Liberal Democrats have a tough job.

They have to portray enough hatred for America to satisfy their more radical voters and stay within the realms of the media narrative, but not enough to turn off their more moderate base who probably like America, at least a little bit.

When Cuomo virtue signaled his rear off at a recent event on gender politics and said that America was “never that great”, he most likely thought the sentiment would fall on eager ears.

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His context was that until every woman in the nation got her butt out of the kitchen, stuck her kids in daycare, and entered the workforce (I might be paraphrasing), that America would never reach its full potential.

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It speaks quite a bit to the current zeitgeist of the left that Cuomo thought it was OK to say this. After all, “America was never great” is a favorite chant of far-left socialist and “anti”-fascist protesters, who the media has been galvanizing as brave heroes of Democracy (they’ll even cover up the physical assault of journalists at these protests if they have to.)

But it was met with some backlash, which, during an election year, Cuomo has had to scramble to respond to.

IJR Red reports:

When Cuomo spoke on Friday about his comments, he said he was “inartful.”

“The expression I used the other day was inartful, so I want to be very clear,” he said, according to The Democrat & Chronicle.

“Of course America is great and of course America has always been great. No one questions that,” he added.

He went on to describe how his immigrant ancestors showed evidence of America’s greatness.

“As you know, my family is evidence of American greatness. My grandparents came to this country as poor immigrants and their son became governor and his son became governor. That’s never been a question,” he said.

His office had already attempted to backtrack on his “America was never great” comments by saying that Cuomo did indeed believe America was great, but Trump:

Here, you can see, he is trying to walk the line between “America is already great” and “America was never great”, which any sensible person would observe are two opposing sentiments.

If you ever felt like the left was intellectually caving in on itself due to rampant cognitive dissonance, here’s a very good example.

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Ocasio-Cortez Not Happy Trump Called Her AOC During Debate; Says It’s Sexist

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During the last presidential debate held on Thursday night, President Donald Trump referred to everyone’s least favorite Democratic Socialist, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, by her initials, “AOC,” which pretty much everyone calls her by. However, it appears this did not settle well with her. In fact, she considered it to be sexist and demands that the president call her “congresswoman.” Here’s more from The Daily Wire: “I wonder if Republicans understand how much they advertise their disrespect of women in debates when they consistently call women members of Congress by nicknames or first names while using titles & last names when referring to men of = stature. Women notice. It conveys a lot,” she tweeted. “AOC is a name given to me by community & the people. Y’all can call me AOC. Government colleagues referring to each other in a public or professional context (aka who don’t know me like that) should refer to their peers as ‘Congresswoman,’ ‘Representative,’ etc. Basic respect 101,” she continued. https://twitter.com/AOC/status/1319497076842110976 https://twitter.com/AOC/status/1319499191551447041 The responses to AOC’s tweet were varied, with a lot of conservatives pointing out that there’s a big difference between nicknames and the use of a person’s initials. Many went on to note that President Trump often refers to men with more personal names, for example, referring to Joe Biden as simply, “Joe.” And, as you might expect, progressives eager to be white knights showed up to defend her from the big, bad orange man. “AOC is not a nickname, they’re your initials. JFK is also not a nickname. The FBI, again, is not a nickname. You can maybe say that Trump should’ve still used your official title, but Obama was also referenced sans title, and you don’t see him whining about it on Twitter…” said Lauren Chen in a tweet. “As a fellow…

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Biden Says He Never Called For End To Fracking During Debate, But He Did Back In 2019

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President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden went head-to-head in Thursday night’s final presidential debate on the topic of energy police and how their plans for reform might impact American workers. During the debate, held in Nashville, Tennessee, the president accused Biden of going all in on a radical leftist environmental agenda that would completely ban fracking and obliterate the oil industry. Via Fox News: During their debate in Nashville, Tenn., Trump accused Biden of embracing a radical environmental agenda that would ban fracking and destroy the oil industry. “He was against fracking,” Trump said. “He said it … until he got the nomination, went to Pennsylvania, then he said — but you know what Pennsylvania, he’ll be against it very soon because his party is totally against it.” “Fracking on federal land, I said, no fracking and/or oil on federal land,” Biden shot back. The problem here is that fracking provides hundreds of thousands of jobs in this country. To seek to ban it and get rid of it would put all of these fine people out of work and do massive damage to the economy. Way back in 2019, Biden was asked during a Democratic primary debate if there would be “any place for fossil fuels, including coal and fracking, in a Biden administration?” “No, we would — we would work it out. We would make sure it’s eliminated and no more subsidies for either one of those, either — any fossil fuel,” the former vice president replied. During the debate on Thursday, the president pressed hard on Biden to answer if he would shut down the oil industry. “I would transition from the oil industry, yes,” Biden said. Biden has also come out in favor of the Green New Deal. This piece of socialistic garbage…

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