Andrew Cuomo's shameful new book continues his lies about his 'senior-cide'

Andrew Cuomo's shameful new book continues his lies about his 'senior-cide'

When I first heard that Gov. Cuomo was writing a book on his “leadership” during the pandemic, I think I spit out my coffee and thought it was an article from the satirical Web site The Babylon Bee. I laughed. Then I became enraged. In March and April, my husband’s parents died of COVID-19 in their elder-care facilities. Theirs were two of more than 6,000 deaths that resulted from Cuomo’s now-notorious nursing-home decree — a veritable mass seniorcide. I wondered if Cuomo would use his memoir to finally tell the truth about the nursing-home tragedy. Up until now, the governor has blamed everyone else for his executive order forcing nursing homes to accept coronavirus-positive patients. Cuomo has shifted the blame to God, Mother Nature, The Post, Fox News, President Trump, nursing-home visitors and employees and even residents themselves, among other scapegoats. I wondered: Would the book, “American Crisis,” see him make a long-overdue reckoning with his calamitous mistake? As a vocal and prominent critic of his decision-making, I made several requests to his publisher to receive review copies, so I could write about it. However, I wouldn’t under any circumstances buy the book, since I suspect he is profiting off the deaths of more than 30,000 New Yorkers. I e-mailed the publisher, Crown Books, but got no response. Then I e-mailed a ­co-worker who books guests on cable-news programs to help. No luck. I then asked my editor friend who knows some movers and shakers in the publishing world to find ...
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