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Churchill: In Albany, the 'idiots' take on King Cuomo

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02.04.2019

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Once again, it's crazy season in Albany. The Legislature is in session!

Where to begin?

Let's start with f---ing idiots. That's the colorful moniker a spokesman for Andrew Cuomo applied to three millennial lawmakers who called out the governor for holding a secretive, $25,000-per-couple fundraiser during the height of budget negotiations.

The alleged "idiots" are senators Alessandra Biaggi and Jessica Ramos and Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou. If you're conservative or a centrist, you won't love their politics. The three downstate lawmakers sit squarely in the uber-progressive wing of the Democratic Party.

But even Hannity watchers can appreciate how the women are trying to break down the ossified customs of the Capitol, as evidenced by their press conference Wednesday slamming King Cuomo's expensive gala.

Their criticism of the fundraiser was valid, and not just because it allowed the super-rich to chat with Robert Mujica, the state's budget director, as New York's gazillion-dollar spending plan was being finalized.

You might also have concerns with the budget. Maybe you're a parent who thinks it underfunds education or a recreational fisherman who........

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