Who is Zephyr Teachout and Why is Cuomo Afraid to Debate Her?

05 Sep

Diane Ravitch's blog

Zephyr Teachout is running against Andrew Cuomo for Governor of New York.

Cuomo twice tried to knock her off the ballot and lost in court both times.

Cuomo refuses to debate her, fearing to let the public hear her.

Why is he afraid of Zephyr?

Read this excellent article by Jaime Franchi in the Long Island Press and you will find out why he is afraid of her candidacy.

“Teachout is hoping to capitalize on the left’s disappointment in Cuomo’s right-leaning positions and leadership, which had promised an end to corruption in Albany but has instead highlighted just how entrenched that corruption is. She’s been hammering Cuomo on these and many other topics while swinging through communities across the state on a recent “Whistleblower Tour,” attempting to chip away at the giant lead his monumental advertising budget, incumbency, and name recognition provides.”

She has a well-established record as a fighter…

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Posted by on September 5, 2014 in Uncategorized


One response to “Who is Zephyr Teachout and Why is Cuomo Afraid to Debate Her?

  1. Jaime Miglino Franchi

    September 5, 2014 at 09:53

    Thank you!


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