New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has failed his state in response to the coronavirus pandemic and should step down, argues a new op-ed published in Scientific American.”The Cuomo administration has shown it doesn’t understand or respect science,” wrote Steven W. Thrasher, a Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism professor who has written about policy and ethics.He blasted Cuomo for nearly every step of his handling of the pandemic as well as his guidance of the state’s hospital system over the past decade — and shamed the media for granting him positive coverage.CUOMO ADVISERS ALTERED REPORT ON CORONAVIRUS NURSING-HOME DEATHS: WSJ”There is only one ethical option: Andrew Cuomo should resign as governor of New York, and make room for someone with a command of and respect for the scientific knowledge necessary to lead the nation’s fourth-largest state,” Thrasher wrote. “If he will not go voluntarily, he needs to be pressured into leaving.” In this image taken from video from the Office of the N.Y. Governor, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, March 3, 2021, in Albany, N.Y. Besieged by sexual harassment allegations, a somber Cuomo apologized Wednesday, saying he “learned an important lesson” about his own

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