The Governor Who Dissed New Yorkers

Apr 06, 2020 774

BY: Frank Bruni

When every other Democrat in America was swooning over Andrew Cuomo, Gina Raimondo was sparring with him. I can’t say I’m surprised. Raimondo, the second-term governor of Rhode Island, is blunt and sometimes contrarian. That’s what I’ve always liked about her.

I can’t say I like how she singled out New Yorkers, stopping cars with New York license plates at the border and ordering any drivers who planned to remain in Rhode Island for a while to quarantine themselves for 14 days. Cuomo, the New York governor, blew a gasket.

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SOURCE: https://www.nytimes.com

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