[guest post by JVW]
As New York Governor Andrew Cuomo receives an award for — ahem, ahem — “inspired leadership,” let’s have a brief reminder of which state has had it the worst where COVID deaths are concerned, and then let’s take a look at the alleged success story of the Empire State relative to the apotheosis of its chief executive (I made this image myself using the graph from syracuse.com, but I stole the general idea from this guy):
Nobody distilled the utter inanity of this award down to one pithy remark better than PJ Media’s Jim Treacher:
If Ted Kennedy had put Mary Jo Kopechne first, today she would be old enough to die of COVID in one of your nursing homes. https://t.co/0QY14ElWBC
— I got your #Unity right here (@jtLOL) December 10, 2020
I think a lot of us wanted to believe that the media would get better once Donald Trump left office, but, rest assured, they will not.