The President: Dewey Achievement Award

Dewey Achievement Award

MARIO CUOMO

The New York Governor's spin doctors may be trying too hard to burnish his lackluster re-election victory. Cuomo's percentage of 53.5%, they note, was more than the 53.2% garnered in 1950 by another three-term Governor and one- time presidential contender: Thomas E. Dewey. Wow.

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