Some attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Fla., are or were reportedly roaming around the venue with “Arrest Cuomo” T-shirts apparently inspired by the nursing-home scandal engulfing the Democrat New York governor.
This is the same elected official who inexplicably received glowing coverage from the sycophantic corporate media for his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The swag is available from the Fleccas Talks website, operated by Florida-based Austen Fletcher, who runs the popular and street-smart YouTube channel of the same name featuring a series of entertaining videos where, among other content, he engages often-uninformed liberals in dialogue (or tries to) in a friendly manner.
“I’m from Long Island. I used to work in finance back in 2012. I love New York. I grew up going to the city on the weekend,” the “right-wing social media influencer” told the New York Post about the wardrobe item that appears to use a Post-style font.
He decided to create the garment “seeing what Cuomo has done [with coronavirus] and seeing the media muppets protecting him.
'Arrest Cuomo' T-shirts a hit at CPAC https://t.co/ZfjSXq3sA0 pic.twitter.com/998DyPhJVN
— New York Post (@nypost) February 27, 2021
“People love it. We wore it yesterday to CPAC. Everyone was commenting on them,” Fletcher added.
The grandstanding Cuomo is under fire for his disastrous decision to send thousands of COVID-positive patients into nursing homes and allegedly trying to cover up the actual death toll. A possible bipartisan impeachment may be on the horizon.
U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) has already called for the prosecution of Cuomo and other officials of his administration as a result of the coverup, describing it as a “stunning and criminal abuse of power.”
“Arrest Cuomo is not just a funny meme or hyperbole. It literally should happen. We need to arrest Andrew Cuomo,” Fletcher added in his comments to the Post.
It obviously remains to be seen if Cuomo will be held accountable for his flawed decision-making during the COVID outbreak either on a criminal or civil basis as the evidence may or may not necessitate, especially since legal accountability often applies differently based on political affiliation.
NY Rep. Stefanik demands immediate prosecution of Gov Cuomo and his team after coverup bombshell report https://t.co/eBtw1o6llv pic.twitter.com/m9ketS21fx
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) February 12, 2021
Stefanik, among others on both sides of the aisle, has also insisted that the governor should resign over sexual harassment allegations made by two former aides. Joe Biden’s spokesperson this morning endorsed the idea of a prompt, independent review of the harassment allegations for the would-be attorney general in the latter’s administration.
Psaki says Biden backs independent probe of Gov. Cuomo allegations, dodges question on whether he believes victims https://t.co/9uPY1BL8m3 pic.twitter.com/saNMM45pGB
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) February 28, 2021
Fletcher’s opportunity to enjoy the festivities and perhaps an additional marketing opportunity for the red “Arrest Cuomo” T-shirt were somewhat curtailed when he was “politely removed” from CPAC on Friday for not wearing a facial covering.
“I was politely removed from #CPAC for not wearing a mask. They forced one on me for 30 seconds but then I ran into some fans and couldn’t look them in the eye while wearing it. That’s it. That’s just me. I’m out,” he tweeted, along with footage of his exit.
I was politely removed from #CPAC for not wearing a mask. They forced one on me for 30 seconds but then I ran into some fans and couldn’t look them in the eye while wearing it.
That’s it. That’s just me. I’m out. pic.twitter.com/PW1sKQppUz
— Essential Fleccas 🇺🇸 (@fleccas) February 26, 2021
Fletcher made headlines in July 2020 in a chat with U.S. Rep Jerry Nadler when the lawmaker described Antifa as “a myth being spread in Washington, D.C.”
Nadler says violence against federal officers in Portland is a ‘myth’ being spread only in D.C. https://t.co/kBTwHvaImW pic.twitter.com/YFDAZLYU3d
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) July 27, 2020
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