Randy Credico – The Offbeat, Longshot Who Wants To Be Governor Of New York
You may be very unfamiliar with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s two Democratic primary opponents this fall. Here is a closer look at the candidate who you’ve probably already written off.
The first, Zephyr Teachout, is a Fordham Law professor who recently had her nominating petitions for the September 9th primary upheld in court.
The other is Randy Credico is an eccentric, comedian/political satirist/impressionist and activist whose ideas are either offbeat, to say the least, or way out in left field, depending on your perspective.
- legalizing marijuana
- banning hydrofracking across New York
- a $15 per hour minimum wage
- free public transportation for those who can’t afford it
- free SUNY and CUNY tuition
The 60-year-old candidate also went into great detail about his recent arrest and release for ‘menacing a police officer’, which he says came after he videotaped non-uniformed officers arresting another man:
Part 1 (Talking about his arrest):
Part 2 (Discussion of his ideas, and some impressions, too):