Cuomo the "problem solver"
Andrew Cuomo, New York's governor, instantly knew what needed to be done in response to the shooting that killed 10 people today at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas: something. "DO SOMETHING," Cuomo tweeted to Donald Trump early this afternoon. Cuomo elaborated in an open letter to the president and Congress:
Columbine. Virginia Tech. Sandy Hook. Las Vegas. Orlando. Parkland.
And now, Santa Fe.
When is enough enough? How many more innocent people have to die before you act?
You were elected to lead — do something. Your first responsibility is to the people of this country, not the NRA — do something. My heart breaks for the families who have to grieve from this needless violence — DO SOMETHING.
Upon reflection, elaborated may be too strong a verb for what Cuomo did, which was more like repeating the same vague demand over and over again. Congress and the president must do something, preferably something that pisses off the NRA, but exactly what is not quite clear.
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