The Federalist Publisher Ben Domenech slammed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday for shutting down the state’s schools and blaming New Yorkers for another round of “self-imposed” lockdowns.
“Self-imposed? When Andrew Cuomo made the decision to put people in nursing homes, that wasn’t self-imposed. It was the government,” Domenech said.
“The responsibility really is his. People are looking to our political leaders in this moment for responsible leadership, not bluster, not hiding from the actual consequences of their decisions,” he added.
Domenech noted on “Fox and Friends,” that schools are essential and operating in other countries without any significant spread, and Cuomo’s decision to shut them down contradicts the science.
“You look over across the Atlantic and you see in France and Germany, they are experiencing significant spikes right now. They are locking down a lot of things. You know what they aren’t locking down and closing? Schools,” Domenech said, noting that research suggests schools are “not a