We’ve had him pegged all wrong this entire time: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is a freaking genius!

More from the New York Times:

New York’s incentive package is much larger than Virginia’s. Amazon promised to create about 25,000 jobs at each location, but New York offered twice as much as Virginia did.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended the deal, arguing that New York has to offer incentives because of its comparatively high taxes. At 6.5 percent, New York’s corporate income-tax rate is only modestly higher than Virginia’s 6 percent, according to the Tax Foundation. But other business and individual taxes are higher in New York.

“It’s not a level playing field to begin with,” Mr. Cuomo said in an interview Tuesday. “All things being equal, if we do nothing, they’re going to Texas.”

El. Oh. El.

Time to invest in new keyboards.

Andrew Cuomo’s got himself a real winning strategy there.

If you don’t live in New York, this is all pretty entertaining.

Please. That’s just crazy talk!

Liberal New Yorkers don’t seem too interested in learning it, either.