How New York F*cked the Country: New York’s Unelected Leadership Void.
From failing to run opposition research on the most fraudulent candidate ever to colluding with Republicans on key judgeships, the NY Democratic Party is rife with mediocre careerists more interested in the status quo than winning elections. In this Quickie we offer three stories that demonstrate just how incompetent the NY Dems are and how they’re basically responsible for losing control of the House.
1. Malfeasance: The Talented Mr. Santos: 00:03:09
2. Malpractice: Absolute Power: 00:08:25
3. Malodorous: Judging by the Judges: 00:14:07
CNN Politics: House of Representatives Results: GOP wins the majority
The New York Times: Who Is Rep.-Elect George Santos? His Résumé May Be Largely Fiction.
The New York Times: Democrats Lose Control of N.Y. Election Maps, as Top Court Rejects Appeal
Brennan Center: What Went Wrong with New York’s Redistricting
The Intercept: AOC: The New York State Democratic Party’s Corruption May Have Cost Democrats the House
City & State New York: The 3 nominees progressives won’t tolerate on New York’s highest court
New York Post: Nassau County GOP leader Joseph Cairo’s daughter nominated for NY supreme court
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