Not that this is a secret, but it is actually sort of heartbreaking how matter-of-fact he is about it.
This from New York’s annual ‘Reasons to Love New York’ #4:
Why do you and co-host Kathleen Parker sit so close together?
I have no idea. I sit where I’m told to sit. But I don’t stand where I’m told to stand.
At the beginning of your career as a journalist, you were asked, “How do you like being a journalist?” and your answer was “Come on, I was the fucking governor.”
Oh, that was meant to be off the record. You know what, though, being a governor is one thing and being a journalist is something different. Different chapters in life that you figure out how to enjoy a lot. But I never denied that I miss being governor.
What do you miss?
It’s different to be commenting rather than sitting behind the desk making decisions about the budget. I would love to be there trying to keep working on what we were doing, what we began.
But here’s the real kicker.
Is there a reason to love and root for Andrew Cuomo?
I’m sure there is.
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