Elton John gave Gov. Andrew Cuomo a nod at the legendary singer/songwriter’s AIDS Foundation gala in Manhattan yesterday, thanking the Democratic governor for his efforts in pushing through a law to legalize same-sex marriage in New York.
From the AP:
“Elton John says politics have divided the United States, but at his foundation’s annual benefit, he singled out one politician as an example for others to follow.
The legendary British singer hailed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at Wednesday night’s 10th-annual Enduring Vision gala for the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
John thanked Cuomo for “taking a stand in New York and making the dream of marriage equality a reality in the state.” The governor was seated in the audience.
In July, New York became the sixth state to recognize same-sex nuptials.”
While the AP notes Cuomo was in attendance, you wouldn’t have known it by looking at his public schedule. Nothing was listed on the governor’s docket, which is distributed to the press and posted to Cuomo’s CitizenConnects website.
Cuomo’s schedule for Wednesday did list him as being “in the New York City area.” As the Buffalo News correctly points out, that could put him in one of no fewer than seven counties or three states.
(Today, Cuomo’s schedule has him listed as “in New York City.”)
(AP Photo/Peter Kramer)