Protesters got here to bury Gov. Andrew Cuomo — and to reward him — at dueling Manhattan rallies Saturday.
Lindsey Boylan, the primary feminine accuser whose allegations of sexual harassment whereas a member of Cuomo’s workers lit the fuse on the continuing effort to oust him, led calls for for his impeachment in Washington Sq. Park.
“Abuse doesn’t confine itself to one particular person or one space,” Boylan informed a crowd of about 100 activists. “Somebody who abuses their energy doesn’t simply do it to one lady or one group. They do it on some degree to each particular person and each group.”
Boylan, now a Democratic candidate for Manhattan borough president, additionally slammed State Meeting Speaker Carl Heastie, accusing him of main a “sham investigation” into the string of allegations towards Cuomo, his longtime ally.
In Midtown, in the meantime, about 40 “Cuomosexuals” gathered outdoors the governor’s Third Avenue workplace to present their support, lofting home made indicators studying “Cancel Karen Tradition Not Cuomo” and “Do Not Resign.”
“He’s an emotional man, he’s Italian,” mentioned Karen Gregorski, 73, of Manhattan, dismissing the allegations of harassment and abuse which were leveled by Boylan and 7 different ladies.
“He kissed somebody or he touched somebody’s cheeks? Come on,” Gregorski mentioned. “If he touched my cheeks, I’d give him a kiss.”