Connect with us

Politics

Governor Tries Rebranding COVID-19 During DNC Speech to Annoy POTUS

Sounds like someone wanted some attention today.

Politics here in the United States can be a mess at times.  It can be embarrassing, vitriolic, obscene, and downright petty at times.  As we slink ever closer to the 2020 election, (now just 11 weeks away), all of these adjectives seem to be exponentially truer – especially that part about being petty.

In the final throes of this campaign season, we have two major events left:  The Republican National Convention, slated to start in just under a week, and the Democratic National Convention which began last night – but with a whimper.

Things were so bad at the DNC that one of the former 2020 candidates themselves panned the event as the equivalent of “binge-watching a Marriott commercial“.

Trending: COVID-19 Sacks NFL Teams, with Week 4 Games Postponed After Outbreaks in League

But, when the show wasn’t akin to watching paint dry, it was petty and vindictive and aimed squarely in the direction of President Donald Trump.

take our poll - story continues below

Will You Be Voting In Person November 3rd?

  • Will You Be Voting In Person November 3rd?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Liberty Hub updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

One of the men who frequently spars with Trump, (almost certainly for the sake of attention), is New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who last night made a silly point in referring to COVID-19 as the “European Virus”.

“Our collective strength is exercised through government. It is, in effect, our immune system. And our current federal government is dysfunctional and incompetent. It couldn’t fight off the virus. In fact, it didn’t even see it coming. The European virus infected the northeast while the White House was still fixated on China,” Cuomo said during his speech, an apparent counterpoint to Trump’s labeling of COVID-19 as the “China virus.”

He added: “The virus had been attacking us for months before they even knew it was here. We saw the failure of a government that tried to deny the virus, then tried to ignore it, and then tried to politicize it. The failed federal government that watched New York get ambushed by their negligence, and then watched New York suffer, but all through it learned nothing.”

Cuomo’s logic is that Trump’s characterization of the virus as the “China virus” is racist and derogatory, but claiming that the virus is from Europe is somehow better.

This is like using UberEats to order McDonald’s and rebranding your sandwich as an “UberEats Big Mac”, completely ignoring the reality of its inception, which further reiterates the point that Cuomo’s comments were meant to be a petty headline-grabber and not a legitimate take on the subject.

Save conservative media!

Become an insider!

Sign up for our free email newsletter, and we'll make sure to keep you in the loop.

You Might Like

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it, please mark it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.

You Might Like

COVID-19 Sacks NFL Teams, with Week 4 Games Postponed After Outbreaks in League

Sports

Kentucky AG Now Looking to Delay Release of Grand Jury Material in Breonna Taylor Case

News

Pelosi, Mnuchin Making Progress on New COVID Stimulus Package, Direct Payments Intact

Politics

Dems Rake in Major Cash Haul After Disastrous First Debate

Politics