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The Governor of New York is disappointed that Amazon was unwilling to play the game of New York politics like a proper corporate courtesan.
“I do believe Amazon should have stayed and fought the opposition,” Cuomo said in a Tuesday radio interview. “It was a vocal minority opposition. Seventy percent of the people support Amazon.”
1. Why should any business have to put up with the headache of fighting an opposition when they can go somewhere else where they are welcome?
2. The “vocal minority opposition” was basically community activists and politicians agitating to get a payoff; another headache businesses can avoid by going elsewhere.