Son Of Mario

Why are G.O.P. hatchetmen taking swipes at Andrew Cuomo, son of the New York Governor? Recently on NBC's Today show, Roger Ailes, the Republican * mudmeister, casually claimed that young Cuomo might soon have a Neil Bush sort of problem with S&L investigators. That prompted a phone call from Andrew and a private apology for what Ailes conceded was a cheap shot. Then on ABC's Nightline last week, Republican strategist Ed Rollins said, "Mario Cuomo's son was involved" in the spreading S&L disaster. In fact, there is little basis, other than pure politics, for this accusation. Andrew's only connection is that...

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