You Don’t Need To Believe Andrew Cuomo’s Accuser To Think He’s a Terrible Governor
A former staffer says that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo “sexually harassed me for years.”
Lindsey Boylan, who is now running for Manhattan borough president, worked for the Cuomo administration from 2015 to 2018. In a series of tweets, she claimed that she was not Cuomo’s only victim.
“I’m angry to be put in this situation at all,” she wrote. “That because I am a woman, I can work hard my whole life to better myself and help others and yet still fall victim as countless women over generations have. Mostly silently. I hate that some men, like @NYGovCuomo abuse their power.”
The claims did not go into specifics. Cuomo’s office has denied the accusation.
Boylan, alas, has made it virtually impossible for the public to vet her claims, saying that she has “no interest in talking to journalists” about what happened.
To be clear: I have no interest in talking to journalists.
I am about validating the experience of countless women and making sure abuse stops.
My worst fear is that this continues. And as @FKAtwigs said yesterday, my second worst fear is having to talk about and relive this.
— Lindsey Boylan (@LindseyBoylan) December 13, 2020
While many progressive activists have long held that the claims of sexual assault survivors should garner something approaching automatic credulity, liberals ten
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