He said it in the context of trying to yell at the New York Times for being unfair to him, referencing a term they used.

So the motivation behind the using of the word wasn’t even defensible. It was just self serving, which is par for the course with Andrew Cuomo. https://t.co/h04g0G2NfQ

— Emma Vigeland (@EmmaVigeland) October 15, 2019