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  • Tell Us What You Really Think

    by Steven I. Weiss

    In December, the draconian Medicaid spending cuts announced by Gov. David Paterson caused worry that the UJA-Federation network would have to shut down nursing homes and other health facilities.
    [Emphasis added]

    The New York Jewish Week certainly won’t be winning any awards for distanced objectivity any time soon.

    The story concludes:

    Cuomo’s approval rating among Jews was 66 percent, compared with Paterson’s 40 percent, which is a likely casualty of Paterson’s tough-medicine budget cuts.
    [Emphasis added.]

    If the rest of the Jewish community is referring to the cuts as “draconian,” I wouldn’t doubt it.

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