It flew under the radar a bit, but it’s worth pointing out that Gov. Andrew Cuomo pretty much confirmed in Buffalo on Thursday he’s not running for president.

Cuomo, speaking with The Buffalo News, responded to a question about Monday’s Siena College poll that showed him losing New York to Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in a hypothetical 2016 match up.

That’s all well and good for Christie, since Cuomo isn’t running, he says.

“It said Chris Christie has better numbers for president than I do,” Cuomo told the newspaer. “Yeah, because he’s running for president, and I am not. Hillary Clinton is ‘apparently’ running for president of the United States, and I should also say Chris Christie is ‘apparently’ running for president of the United States,” he added. “I – very apparently – am not.”

This is perhaps the closest thing we’ve gotten to confirmation that Cuomo won’t seek the White House in 2016 — though there’s always time for him to change his mind!

Cuomo last year was asked if he would ever address the speculation that he was running for president and he gave an answer that, at the time, fell in to the less-than-Shermanesque category.

“Once you start saying, let’s talk politics, my own politics, my own aspirations, it can become not just distracting in that it takes time, but it can become confusing and frustrating,” Cuomo said in April 2012. “All I’m working on is being the best governor I can be.”

He added at the time, “You start to focus on the jersey and what team you are on, collegiality goes out the window, non-partisan goes out the window.”