Nicole Gelinas, New York Post

NY's Power Vacuum

More than anything, the humanitarian crisis left in Superstorm Sandy’s wake can be traced to one major headache: a widespread lack of electricity. And what paved the way, in large part, for that ? Decades of politics-as-usual cravenness. As Andrew Cuomo said of the Long Island Power Authority, “I believe they were unprepared.”But LIPA is a state authority, with the governor in charge of naming 9 of 15 board members. So Cuomo is blaming himself.

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