The Rise and Fall of Andrew Cuomo

In 2020, Andrew Cuomo was a political powerhouse - but in 2021, New York’s scandal-ridden governor finds himself in hot water. During the earlier stages of the pandemic, Cuomo was perceived by many New Yorkers as a beacon of leadership amidst the chaos of Covid. His Emmy-winning daily press conferences served as modern fireside chats, … Continue reading The Rise and Fall of Andrew Cuomo

New Year’s Resolutions for 2021

Always have something to look forward to. If you can’t think of anything, create one. Seeing a friend, watching the Bills game, going for a hike, whatever - we can’t do much beyond leaving the house, given the current circumstances. Still, humans have continually proven to be resourceful in a bind like ours. Give yourself … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions for 2021

Biden Triumphs, Trump Defiant

In any normal year, Americans would have dealt with the stress and suspense of a presidential election for just one night. However, as the past eleven months have made abundantly clear, this is not a normal year.  In an era defined by uncertainty, who expected this election to be predictable? For months, pollsters attempted to … Continue reading Biden Triumphs, Trump Defiant

Mail-In Voting: Vice or Virtue?

The 2020 presidential election kicked off predictably, but we’ve now found ourselves in an unforeseen and unprecedented set of circumstances. Most extraordinarily, a national election seems to be quite low in our concerns at the moment - a pandemic forced humanity into a state of lockdown for over twelve weeks, killing a hundred thousand Americans, … Continue reading Mail-In Voting: Vice or Virtue?