Laura Ingraham reacted to embattled Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s management Tuesday on “The Ingraham Angle” after the New York governor resigned amid a sexual harassment scandal, saying it was “one of many lowest factors within the historical past of the Empire State.”
“The actual scandal is that over the previous 11 years since Cuomo was elected, New York has slid slowly however certainly down a rathole,” Ingraham stated.
Ingraham additionally slammed President Biden for claiming the New York governor had completed a “helluva a job,” saying, “what’s actually devastating, is that Cuomo’s dealing with of COVID led to 1000’s of pointless deaths … dumping COVID Positive sufferers again into nursing houses, the place they ended up infecting, and killing others.”
Ingraham went on to explain New York’s decline over the past a number of many years declaring its 34 congressional seats in 1990 and its important drop to 26 for the 2022 midterms. “The inhabitants development of New York is solely not protecting tempo with the remainder of the nation,” she stated. “Over the previous 10 years, it has lagged behind our nationwide common by 3.2%.”
Ingraham argued that the inhabitants decline is as a result of state’s excessive taxes, excessive crime, and COVID mandates. “In New York Metropolis, murders are up almost 38% and shootings are up 102% since 2019,” she stated.
“Texas gained two congressional seats with their almost 16% inhabitants development … and Florida gained one from their nearly 15% development,” Ingraham continued.
“As of June, New York had solely 9.4 million in its labor power, with 726,400 of them unemployed. That’s quantities to a 7.7% unemployment charge. On the identical time in Florida, the unemployment charge was solely 5%. There have been 10.4 million individuals within the Florida civilian labor power, and solely 523,500 have been unemployed.”
The lesson, Ingraham argued, is that liberal insurance policies are doomed to fail.
“The large lesson of the Andrew Cuomo period goes far past sexual harassment and correct workplace etiquette,” she stated. “The large lesson is that liberalism fails each time it’s tried.”
“Cuomo ought to have been held accountable for his function in killing nursing residence sufferers – and for his function in killing the prospect of financial revival for a once-great state,” she continued.