In Place of Giants and Ogres

Whatever Cuomo is doing, it sure looks like fun

To those in the fray, it must be disconcerting to have Mario Cuomo on the sidelines doing his little fan dance: flirting, then playing coy, teasing, acting shy, then showing a bit more thigh. At the very least, it distracts attention and diminishes the stature of those on the field. But none of the declared candidates dare complain as they troop to the New York Governor's issues forums and hope for his blessing. "We need the presence of the most articulate spokesman for our party out on the hustings," Senator Paul Simon graciously declared at one of the forums last week....

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