Roundup: Celebrating Andrew Cuomo, Parsing Rudy Giuliani, Watching Quinn

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo (2nd R) walks with girlfriend Sandra Lee (R), New York City Council speaker Christine Quinn (C), New York State Senator Tom Duane (2nd L, rear) and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (L, front) during the New York City gay pride march June 26, 2011. The New York state legislature voted June 24 to become the sixth state in the US to legalize same-sex marriage. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

2016: Cuomo’s “fumbling response to Dicker’s inevitable 2016 queries demonstrated the awkwardness of Cuomo’s situation.” [Dan Amira / NYmag]

Style: Reminiscent of LBJ. “It’s also a brand of leadership that many Democrats I speak with feel is lacking in President Obama.” [Nate Silver / New York Times]

Beating California: “New York! Fuck yeah!!” [Hendrik Hertzberg / New Yorker]

Tightrope: Giuliani sort of celebrates. [Celeste Katz / Daily News]

Common Donors: Cuomo and Saland have one. [Nick Reisman / Capital Tonight]

Opposition: Maggie Gallagher of NOM argues: “The reason Obama hasn’t come out for same-sex marriage is because he knows it’s a problem in the black community.” [Paul Stanley / Christian Post]

Analysis: “Cuomo, himself, is a perfect symbol of the transition of American liberalism from an ideology focused on the standing of working people to one based on issues of social and cultural freedom that do not interfere with anyone’s ability to make money hand over fist without paying too much of it in taxes.” [Eric Alterman / Daily Beast]

Culture War: “It is still unclear whether any of the bishops plan to deny communion to any Catholic politicians such as Cuomo and Republican Sen. Mark Grisanti who supported the gay marriage bill.” [Katherine Phan / Christian Post]

Culture War: A Cuomo cartoon. [Catholic Cartoon Blog]

Telegraphing: “So far as the United States is concerned and our foreign policy, and our values … gay rights are human rights and human rights are gay rights,” said Hillary Clinton. [Andrew Quinn / Reuters]

Marriage Vote: Jim Alesi speaks. [gamutnews.com]

Watching Closely: Quinn, tearfully, watched marriage pass. “It’s going to pass,” she told partner. [Michael Barbaro / New York Times]

Gay Weddings: NYC braces for them. [instinctmagazine.com]

Hardline: “All of this solemn talk about “religious freedom” is KKK-worthy code.” [Nancy Goldstein / The Nation]

CityTime: “Certainly nobody paid as much attention to it as they should have, from me on down,” said Bloomberg. [Josh Robin / NY1]

Taxi Deal: Awaiting Cuomo’s signature; industry has ties to Mario. [Noah Kazis / Streetsblog]

NY9 Legislative Vacancies: No special election, argues Citizens Union. [Nick Reisman / Capital Tonight]

NY13: Boehner and Cantor help Grimm. [Alison Gendar / Daily News]

Roundup: Celebrating Andrew Cuomo, Parsing Rudy Giuliani, Watching Quinn