Friday, May 29, 2020

Cuomo blames everyone but himself for nursing home fiasco of his own making -- and has got some doozies

May 28, 2020 By Monica Showalter

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, that New York Democrat so vaunted in the media he was once touted as a replacement candidate for wretched Joe Biden, is on the hot seat these days for his wretched performance in the coronavirus crisis. He's become reviled for his outrageous decision to force New York's nursing homes to accept COVID-19 patients by executive order, killing off 5,000 of the state's most vulnerable people.

He should be crawling under a rock in shame, now that word's gotten out.  Instead, he's blaming everyone but himself. The latest?

The nursing homes which were forced to obey his orders to accept "medically stable" COVID-19 patients, right there alongside their elderly and frail-health residents..............

"The obligation is on the nursing home, to say, 'I can't take a COVID-positive person. I'm too crowded, I'm too busy, I don't have enough PPE,' whatever the answer is. it doesn't even matter. It's ... If they say 'I-can't take the person,' they can't take the person. So... that's ... how it works."

So once again he's blaming the nursing homes for following his outrageous mandate, something that they did under threat of having their licenses pulled..............To Read More....

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