by Monica Showalter
The coronavirus criss has prompted a lot of giving and generosity on the part of the powerful and even the economically battered. The federal stimulus checks, for instance, were tax-free. Gyms are rebating membership fees. Some landlords are permitting a skipping of rent. Some local city councils are banning evictions. Auto insurance companies are giving their customers rebates. Credit card companies are giving laid off workers breaks. Restaurants are donating meals. It’s a season of flexibility.
But then there’s Andrew Cuomo, the New York governor with the tinnest ear in politics — and zero gratitude: