And nonetheless the “Cuomo Prime Time” horde didn’t mention Donald Trump by name, his acknowledgment acted as a peppery critique of the stream White House.
“Bush wasn’t perfect, he made his mistakes, his debate brought us the Willie Horton ad, the Iran Contra pardons and a celebrated reluctance to welcome the AIDS predicament — and of course there was ‘read my lips, no new taxes,’” Cuomo said.
He also praised Bush for not demonizing opponents who called out his mistakes, for permitting himself to be made fun of on “Saturday Night Live,” for not surrendering his goodness to act “ugly” or calumniate those “he disagreed with.”
“We see now, acutely, how much that matters,” Cuomo noted.
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