Democrats sure do love to establish rules for others from which they freely and unabashedly exempt themselves.
New York’s Democratic governor, Andrew Cuomo, is apparently no different, as he was recently caught on video breaking not just one, but two of his own COVID-19 safety rules.
Where’s the mask?
If you are an everyday, rank-and-file New Yorker, you had better have your mask on the second you walk out of your home, because if you attend any type of gathering or even venture to the store, doing so without a face covering has the potential to bring a substantial fine, unless, of course, you are an elected Democrat.
Gov. Cuomo has been heralded as some sort of rock star by the mainstream media for his handling of the COVID-19 crisis, a fact which has been baffling to conservatives considering that New York’s mortality rate from the virus is substantially higher than that of many other states in the country.
With that in mind, it seems intuitive that Gov. Cuomo could be relied upon to model precisely the sort of coronavirus prevention measures he lectures everyone else to heed, but that has not been the case.
During a recent COVID-19 victory lap of sorts in Savannah, Georgia, Gov. Cuomo was captured on video standing in close proximity to others, embracing the city’s mayor, and and engaging in conversation without a mask — all behavior against which he has vehemently railed in his own state. Take a look:
That’s not all
Furthermore, Gov. Cuomo’s trip appears to be in blatant violation of his own quarantine orders.
Recently, New York mandated 14-day quarantines for anyone traveling into the state from a host of other parts of the country, with Georgia among the designated areas.
Anyone heading to New York from Georgia, would therefore be required to isolate themselves for the two weeks that followed, or face the possibility of fines.
Gov. Cuomo, however, is not currently quarantining and is going about his business as usual.
As is so often the case for Democrats, this is simply yet another instance of “do as I say, not as I do.”