Video: Governor Cuomo fears for his life, screams out for Mayor de Blasio


Some people like to face their fears. Others like to ignore them and pretend they’re not there. And now we know that Governor Andrew Cuomo definitely belongs in the second camp.

We knew that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) was too afraid to debate his primary challenger, Progressive Fordham University law professor Zephyr Teachout. But we didn’t know that he was so afraid of her, her mere presence causes him to  shut down, pretends she’s not there, and screams for help.

Until this weekend… when Teachout threatened Cuomo with an attempted “hello,” at New York City’s Labor Day Parade on Saturday. captured the video of the terribly scary exchange. Here’s a blow by blow.

Teachout and her running mate Tim Wu menacingly approach Cuomo and his running Kathy Hochul.

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Cuomo’s campaign manager, Joe Pecoco, protects the Cuomo and Hochul, putting his life on the line as he bravely places his body between Teachout and Cuomo.

Teachout harasses the Governor and his staff, shouting aggressive, inappropriate things like, “Hi, how we doing?”

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Unable to get through, Tenacious T, doggedly pursues her victims through another route. Understandably scared for their lives,  Cuomo and Hochul turn away from Teachout.

Teachout then assaults Hochul with a brutally light tap on the arm. Continue reading “Video: Governor Cuomo fears for his life, screams out for Mayor de Blasio”