Paladino to Cuomo: C'Mon, Be a Man

Tea Partier writes scathing letter to Democrat
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 20, 2010 1:52 PM CDT
Paladino to Cuomo: C'Mon, Be a Man
Andrew Cuomo, Carl Paladino is not calling you nice names.   (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

(Newser) – As love letters go, Andrew Cuomo's probably gotten better: Tea Partier Carl Paladino, recent upset winner of the GOP's gubernatorial nod, took the gloves off to write New York's attorney general a scathing note in which he invited "Dear Andrew" to "for the first time in your life be a man." Cuomo lacks "the cojones" to "face me and the other candidates in open debate," the letter continues, according to the New York Post.

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Furthermore, Cuomo might pretty-please consider not hiding “behind daddy's coattails even though he pulled strings to advance your career every step of your way." As for aforementioned daddy: Mario was “a governor who left our state economy in a wreck.” No response from dear Andrew's camp. (Read more Carl Paladino stories.)

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