Cuomo's Incompetence Shut Down and Sickened America

Source: Rush Limbaugh - View Original Article
Published: May 07, 2020
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65% Liberal

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100% "And anybody who is interested in a roaring, expanding, great economy -- by definition -- has to love people, has to want the best ..."
98% "It's stunning.""
97% "Well, population density, dirty subways, and mass transit, apartment living, shipping a bunch of old people off to nursing homes, disastrous state policies.""
96% "Why are we being told how great and heartfelt and compassionate their actions are?""
95% "He flooded the nursing homes.""

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100% : And anybody who is interested in a roaring, expanding, great economy -- by definition -- has to love people, has to want the best for people.
98% : It's stunning.
97% : Have you known people who thought they were brilliant, thought they were the cat's meow, thought they were superior to everybody in all kinds of different ways?
97% : We had the other day: Blue states have the highest death rates.
97% : The American economy is the epitome -- it's the expression, it's the day-to-day essence -- of American liberty and freedom as enshrined in our constitution.
97% : Well, population density, dirty subways, and mass transit, apartment living, shipping a bunch of old people off to nursing homes, disastrous state policies.
96% : And the lemmings in New York will go along with it 'cause it's their fault.
96% : He jammed nursing homes full of COVID-19 patients.
96% : Why are we being told how great and heartfelt and compassionate their actions are?
95% : He flooded the nursing homes.
95% : We're talking about liberal Democrats who are praised to the heap as brilliant and compassionate, and they pose a great threat to this country and to us.
95% : It is not the focus of evil in the modern world!
94% : Seventy-three percent of the new hospitalizations were people aged 51 and over and 96% had underlying health conditions.
92% : We can't protect ourselves and guard against the spread of the virus and have our jobs and our economy functioning at the same time?
92% : Trump is when he remains our only hope in the elected class.
91% : They were not essential workers.
91% : But New York state will remain in lockdown until May 15th.
91% : The homeless were living in them and using them as bathrooms and toilets, and Cuomo said, "Well, they've gotta run because our essential workers need 'em to get to work."
91% : He had enacted policies that caused an economic rebirth in this country the likes of which most people alive today have never seen.
90% : And, you know, here's the story from the New York Times on travel: "Travel From New York City Seeded Wave of U.S. Outbreaks --
90% : We can't do both?
90% : That's how great and roaring the economy was -- and here we are, in seven weeks, kaput.
89% : The American economy is the evidence each and every day of the great opportunity that exists for everybody in this country that wants to work hard to try to access it.
88% : What in the world...?
88% : The distribution of the cases and deaths has remained heavily concentrated in three states.
88% : May 4th is just three days ago.
87% : Folks, do you realize...?
87% : They're being heralded as the best and brightest among us.
86% : Like, if you want to get back to work and start providing for yourself and your family -- if you want to hold on to your career, your job, your life -- you're being virtue shamed.
86% : It's not gonna happen that way, because people have been scared to death about leaving their homes.
86% : He's the guy that sent the sick to nursing homes, which sealed their fate in many cases!
86% : And he's moved a massive federal bureaucracy as rapidly as possible to try to help these governors because he's trying to help people.
86% : And this is John, upstate New York.
85% : A lot of people in New York have second homes, places like here, Florida, Louisiana, other places, they start spreading --
85% : New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts as of today account for 52% of the deaths and make up about 11% of the population.
84% : Wait 'til you hear the stats I have coming.
84% : So it's your fault.
84% : It's your fault.
84% : The U.S. economy is the expression of American exceptionalism.
82% : Great to have you, sir.
81% : They did not leave their homes.
81% : In New York City, 90% of those who answered said they had not been taking public transport.
81% : But then when it opens back up, we're gonna see the other side of the V shooting up at the same angle, meaning a quick rebound.
81% : I think he's devastated about every aspect of it.
81% : Why would a guy want a great, roaring economy anyway if he didn't care about people?
81% : Together, New York and New Jersey alone account for 38% of all cases and 48% of all deaths.
80% : And what do you bet he extends it in another two-week interval like he has been doing?
80% : These COVID-19 patients are really subjected to greater likelihood of contracting the virus and being killed by it in nursing homes.
80% : If they're willing to sit there and actually advocate and sponsor and promote the policies that have taken us to where we are today vis-a-vis the economic lockdown and shutdown, you can't tell me those people love people.
80% : Of those 30 counties, 24 are in the northeast corridor between Philadelphia and Boston.
79% : Andrew Cuomo is one of the biggest empty suits running around in American politics today, benefiting, of course, from the pedigree of his father, Mario "The Pious," another morally superior guy to everybody else.
79% : Those people have anything but love.
78% : Sixty-six percent -- and remember, New York is the epicenter.
78% : We've learned that the majority of the spread of the virus is due to people living in New York leaving.
77% : And Cuomo's (imitation), "Oh, I was really surprised.
77% : It's never their fault.
77% : I'm just gonna use intelligence guided by experience.
76% : We should be coming together in this time, Rush!
76% : Cuomo's a genius?
75% : You know, this guy that's the governor of New York, I'm gonna tell you, I am about fed up with this ongoing conventional wisdom that liberal Democrats are morally superior, intellectually superior.
75% : it's like they take their politics with them.
75% : I think it's amazing that Florida has not had a bigger problem with seasoned citizens than they had, given this.
75% : It's one of the safest places you could be -- and you can't go there still, in many parts of the country.
75% : This is two weeks after they tried to destroy Donald Trump for pointing out that ultraviolet light works disinfecting the virus on various surfaces.
75% : Donald Trump...
75% : Five states -- New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Illinois, California -- account for 54% of all confirmed cases in the U.S., 61% of all deaths.
74% : Are you ready?
74% : They never overreact.
74% : And I know there's all this talk about how we're gonna V-shaped recovery, meaning we had a very steep -- on the left side of the V -- plunge in economic activity.
73% : They got sick in their homes.
73% : Across the country more than one million cases, 72,000 deaths.
73% : They move to North Carolina.
73% : Instead, we're told about what a reprobate and a damaging, dangerous guy
72% : Well, you know, we gotta go to the end of the month now.
72% : It's us versus them.
72% : He rejected it.
72% : What are you doing?"
71% : He downplayed the virus until the middle of March, six weeks after Trump's travel ban in China.
71% : The American economy is simply the outright illustration of the superiority of American freedom and American enterprise.
71% : These are people on the left, the Democrat Party, their objective is to punish the successful and to punish those who use freedom to maximize their own standing, wealth, opportunity, what have you, in this country.
69% : he's right.
69% : I think he's devastated by the number of deaths.
69% : But if you listen to the liberal Democrats and these moral superiorists, they'll try to tell you (sniveling) "that economic activity is greed (sniff) and that it's selfishness (sniff) and that it equals death (sniff) and it's destroying the planet using fossil fuels (sniff) and it's not renewable, it's not sustainable.
69% : The economy being shut down is destroying people, livelihoods and lives!
69% : As of May the 4th, just 10 states account for 70% of all cases.
68% : All states have reported cases.
67% : It's the exact opposite.
66% : I think he's ripped apart by it.
66% : They bounce back and they try again.
66% : It would include, obviously, New York, which, interestingly, serves as the passageway by a commuter railway system that runs right through where?
65% : That's right.
65% : So Andrew Cuomo has kicked them out of the state and is now gonna start charging them state income tax for the days they helped him out in Central Park with the hospital beds there, even while they were volunteering.
65% : We had that story yesterday.
65% : Publicly, they go out and rip him to shreds on ventilators or N95 masks or whatever the heck it is.
65% : I referenced these numbers a moment ago.
64% : Who is the economy if it isn't people?
64% : And then their lives and their jobs and then their careers and who knows whatever else?
63% : It's not personal.
63% : John, are you there?
62% : Now, how do you explain that, folks? "
62% : Um... (pause)
62% : People have been scared to death about running around.
62% : The federal government's letting us down.
62% : Let me try -- let's see.
61% : Those are the people that don't have one bit of empathy or compassion.
60% : There are now 19,877 deaths in New York.
60% : And they've been kicked out, by the way.
60% : Since when! It's outrageous what these people have done and are continuing to do.
60% : Over half of U.S. counties -- let's add on now to the fact that you take away just three states and we've got an entirely different story here.
60% : So when can we reopen?
59% : If 66% of coronavirus hospitalizations in the epicenter are people who stayed at home and were not essential workers, what was the point?
59% : Now, whether it sounds fair or not, if you take away just three states, just take away three states, and the U.S. virus epidemic is a completely different story, with one of the smallest numbers of deaths per million population of any major nation in the world.
58% : (laughing)
57% : Was the lockdown even necessary?
57% : What am I doing?
57% : Their skills, their talents -- when found deficient -- are lied about and glossed over.
57% : Testing one, two, three.
57% : You know what?
56% : That helped to fuel outbreaks in Louisiana, Texas, Arizona and as far away as the West Coast."
55% : " I haven't yet.
55% : People have tried hard and haven't made it.
54% : They got sick in their homes and then went to the hospital.
53% : Most were in Manhattan, 21%, but 18% of the new hospitalizations were in Long Island.
53% : "The research indicates that a wave of infections swept from New York City through much of the country before the city began setting social distancing limits to stop the growth.
53% : They corrupt those states with their ideology, their liberalism and whatever else.
53% : The safest place is outside running around by yourself in a park or on a golf course or whatever.
53% : And over here Donald Trump, who's tried to give every one of these governors everything they said they've needed -- and
53% : I think Donald Trump is devastated over what's happened here.
53% : He was riding high.
53% : It's largely in three states that together are the top three in case numbers, deaths, and deaths per million population.
53% : Just 10 states account for 70% of all cases and 77% of all deaths.
52% : A small number of American counties account for the vast majority of COVID-19 cases and deaths.
52% : In truth, they're nowhere near it, and yet they have that image about them, they have that reputation because it's been built and fostered around them.
52% : This is all on him.
52% : RUSH: So I checked the email again during the break.
52% : Trump is a dangerous idiot?
52% : (interruption)
52% : The American economy is also evidence of failure.
52% : I always try in the first hour to get a call started.
51% : Folks, it's just...
50% : Cuomo's out there telling them it's their fault.
50% : Three states account for 52%.
49% : Sixty-six percent of New York state coronavirus hospitalizations are people who stayed at home.
49% : Common sense is being stood upside down and on its head.
49% : New York City's coronavirus outbreak grew so large by early March that the city became the primary source of new infections in the United States, new research reveals, as thousands of infected people traveled from the city," and took with them outbreaks all over the country.
49% : Do you realize that there are Democrats who are still advocating for this shutdown to not end, for it to go on in perpetuity?
48% : They were quarantined.
48% : I was shocked when I saw these numbers.
48% : So another way of looking at this, as of May 4th, nearly half of all coronavirus deaths have occurred in two states, New York and New Jersey.
47% : They move to Louisiana.
47% : And then, when Cuomo discovered that you can disinfect a subway car with ultraviolet light?
47% : Well, because I was quoting statistics and facts from the American Spectator.
46% : Snerdley says, "You're gonna really catch hell for that.
45% : And at the top of the list is New York, where they've been praising this guy, setting him up as the fallback to Biden, the savior of the Democrat Party.
45% : Andrew Cuomo said that he is vindicated by the states that are seeing numbers continues to rise in this reopening.
44% : They have revenge, they have vengeance, they have anger.
44% : Let me build on what I just said.
44% : The 30 counties with the most COVID-19 cases account for 50% of all cases in the country, 57% of all deaths.
43% : The bottom line of the article is that the spread of the Wuhan virus in America can be directly said to have occurred on nonaction from Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio.
42% : Oh, that's how he's looking at it?
42% : They volunteered.
41% : It's the exact opposite of the way they are reported, and I have about had it with this idea that the people advocating never-ending destruction and pain for people...
40% : Then when the end of May comes, do the same thing.
40% : You know the bunch that built the hospital beds in Central Park, Samaritan's Purse?
40% : We have this coronavirus.
39% : None of this ought to surprise anybody.
39% : I think he's devastated over what has happened to the people who've gotten sick.
38% : Over half of American counties.
38% : It doesn't matter who we're talking about.
38% : They didn't need nearly as many."
38% : He's gotta be devastated by this.
37% : This seriously prompts the question of whether lockdowns even work or whether they are necessary if 66% of coronavirus hospitalizations are people who stayed at home.
37% : You're being called a quasi-murderer by a bunch of people who think they are morally superior to everybody -- the political correctness crowd, the people who were behind the Trump-Russia collusion scandal, the people that behind all of this phoniness designed to get rid of Donald Trump.
36% : So what do they do?
36% : And they've done the same thing with the virus.
36% : I've had nothing to do with this shutdown other than opposing it.
36% : Cuomo was saying, "We need 40,000 ventilators!"
35% : This is, I guess, information about 18 hours old, 19,877 deaths in New York state, 321,000 cases.
35% : Your chances of dying from this virus are greater in a blue state than a red state.
34% : So do lockdowns even work?
34% : " What do you mean, shocked?
34% : Cuomo said it showed that the new infections were down to 'personal behavior' like not wearing masks or not hand washing enough."
34% : So where are we on this?
34% : Yeah, Cuomo was part of the crowd running around calling Trump a racist and a xenophobe.
34% : Because he does care.
33% : They didn't need any more than 400, I think the number was.
32% : They get tired of the policies they create.
32% : And the people that want to reverse this trend -- get going, rebuild this country, get the economy back up and running, let people's lives have meaning again -- we're the ones being accused of having no heart, no compassion, not care about whether people die.
31% : You're being attacked as somebody who doesn't care about life.
31% : You wonder why Trump talks about ventilators all the time?
31% : 'Cause if you look at the death numbers in their states, they're kind of high.
31% : It is not something that exists purely for the profit of the 1%.
31% : And we're assuming the death numbers and the case numbers are accurate.
31% : Do you realize we still have 10 states that are shut down, and some of them are proudly proclaiming they're gonna stay shut down until July?
30% : In private phone calls, they thank him for doing whatever he's doing for them.
30% : We can't do it because they happened.
30% : We don't even know that, to be honest with you, but we'll go by this.
29% : We're on the verge, we're on the verge of beating this sucker, but we need another two weeks."
29% : Can't get enough ventilators!"
29% : Those are the people that don't care about people.
28% : And you know what else we've learned?
27% : They do not love people, and they do not have any kind of exclusive on this so-called compassion.
26% : But why do these people get a pass?
26% : The American economy is nothing more than the American existence.
25% : A study of hospitals last week found that of 1,000 patients -" it's an average "- 66% were people that stayed at home.
25% : The reason why this bothers me is because these people are at the center, the focal point of the incompetence that has produced the current status quo, the circumstances we're all living in -- and they're being praised to the hilt.
24% : 'Cause Samaritan's Purse, a religious organization, doesn't believe in gay marriage.
24% : They are not properly reported on, they're not properly analyzed.
24% : I don't know this.
24% : Let me grab a call here quickly.
23% : You know over half of American counties have not had a single COVID-19 death?
23% : Despite all this, deaths, hospitalizations, intubations, the numbers here all down.
22% : They get tired of really rotten public services.
21% : He claimed he didn't have enough ventilators.
20% : Folks, these people are so -- you know, "stupid's" not the word, although it may be.
20% : You know why?
20% : You know why?
20% : What am I doing to Andrew Cuomo?
19% : It doesn't sound like the phone's even working.
17% : Folks, these people are destroying us with their intellectual and moral superiority because they possess neither. Guess what Cuomo just announced yesterday and he's shocked and stunned at this?
17% : That there are people attempting to shame...?
17% : The reason this matters...
16% : Where did Cuomo put 'em?
16% : We have sat by under what turned out to be -- I think -- a lying, false premise that a shutdown would be relatively short in order to get our arms around the virus and stop the spread.
16% : I've had nothing to do with it other than trying to get people back up to some common-sense speed.
16% : Over half of U.S. counties have had no coronavirus deaths.
15% : They move to Kentucky, Texas, Florida -- no-income-tax states -- and then what do they do?
15% : Rush, I can't believe how hard you're hitting Andrew Cuomo.
15% : Let's look at all the areas that he was wrong.
14% : They were locked down.
14% : And Cuomo wants income tax payments from 'em.
14% : They get tired of high taxes.
13% : It's 'cause Andrew Cuomo was complaining about not having enough!
13% : And, on the other hand, a bunch of people willing to have this economy shut down interminably, watching people losing their livelihoods?
12% : They never get anything wrong.
12% : Donald Trump had nothing to do with this.
12% : A bunch of Democrat governors were out there complaining, "We don't have enough ventilators!
11% : They never do anything wrong.
11% : Now, I know, that's just an item of illustration.
10% : Trump is trying to tell everybody, "They had every ventilator they needed, and they had a surplus.
10% : I'm just telling you, this idea that we have to destroy this country, which is what we are in the process of doing.
9% : Trump's got nothing to do with this, other than trying to give 'em all the hospital beds they said they needed, sending 'em a Navy hospital ship.
9% : We have Andrew Cuomo, who rejected Trump's quarantine idea.
9% : This is the guy who allowed the subways to run without any kind of cleaning or disinfectant.
9% : We made sure they had every ventilator they needed.
9% : Why isn't it said that some of these Democrat governors apparently don't care about people who live and die?
9% : Why are these Democrats presiding over the vast majority of cases of death, why are they getting a pass?
8% : The safest place to be in America is outside, and that's where people have been told to avoid.
8% : They're looking to get even with somebody.
5% : But as to Cuomo, let's just review here.
5% : I couldn't care if it's Andrew Cuomo, Fred Slobodnik.
5% : Andrew Cuomo was wrong.
5% : He had beaten back every attempt to sideline him, to destroy him.
4% : " These people are absolutely, dangerously, insanely stupid!

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