He should have his own ticker on the NYSE.
Just in case anyone was wondering who owns
NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo ...
Cuomo, who hasn’t even served out one term, has raised 2,251 donations of $10,000 or more from bankers, hedge fund managers, real estate moguls, health care magnates — on and on.
He is Wall Street, incarnate. But does he have a little bit of Main Street in him?
On small donations, the contrast is striking, too: 7 percent of Pataki’s funds came in donations of $250 or less. For Cuomo, that number is less than 1 percent, giving a whole new meaning to the slogan “We are the 99 percent.”
So now all eyes turn to the Working Families Party, as they'll have to decide what to do by the 30th when their state party committee meets and decides on endorsements. Cuomo wants their seal of approval. The WFP activists want war and the chance to earn major-party status in New York (while relegating the GOP to third-party also-rans
). The unions who bankroll the WFP are afraid a pissed-off governor would hurt their business with the state.
If they don’t endorse the governor, [WFP] party supporters worry he may try humiliate them, or punish them, as governors are wont to do when endorsements don’t go their way.
If that's what Cuomo is thinking, he might want to take a look at how that turned out for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. And if WFP endorses Cuomo? I'm not in the business of giving advice to parties that are mine, but if they did, what exactly would be their point?