January 16, 2013

ROBERT MCMANUS: Andrew Cuomo’s Empty Gun-Control Win. “Politics, not policy, looks to have been the point of Cuomo’s so-called SAFE Act of 2013, a gun-control bill marinated in rhetoric certain to please those liberal Democrats who pick presidential candidates — but which promises to make New Yorkers only very marginally safer. That is, it’s cosmetically correct, but it’s substantively — and perhaps constitutionally— a cynical exercise. Pure Cuomo, in other words — a man for whom it’s always all about the polls.”