ROBERT MCMANUS: Cuomo’s Nixon Game: A new low in cynical politics. “While it’s easy to knock down straw men, it would be far better if Cuomo applied his considerable talents to solving problems of substance. Heaven knows New York has its share — high unemployment, a withered upstate and morally corrupt (and politically corrupting) public-employee unions top the list. Style or substance — that’s Cuomo’s challenge. And his choice.”