Inside Andrew Cuomo’s Presidential Pipe Dream: Reviewing Michael Shnayerson’s “The Contender”

(The following article was published in Salon on April 1) “You guys are just scrambled eggs. You call yourselves professionals?” Michael Shnayerson had the misfortune of releasing his Andrew Cuomo biography, “The Contender,” after Cuomo’s time has passed as a serious presidential contender. There was a time when Cuomo’s presidential stock was on the rise.…