New York about to become conservative-free?

New York's Governor Cuomo really stepped in it this weekend when discussing his views on the state of the GOP: "Their problem is not me and the Democrats; their problem is themselves," he said. "Who are they? Are they these extreme conservatives who are right-to-life, pro-assault-weapon, anti-gay? Is that who they are? Because if that's who they are and they're the extreme conservatives, they have no place in the state of New York, because that's not who New Yorkers are." Cuomo can walk this statement back all he wants, but the fact is, when liberals speak off the cuff and let their guard down -- without the protection that comes from teleprompters and prepared speeches -- they speak their true beliefs.  Does anyone doubt that Cuomo would prefer to govern New York (or this country) unencumbered and unimpeded by conservative dissent?  Is there any doubt that most left-wingers dream of a utopian paradise without a conservative thorn in their collective sides? ...(Read Full Post)