February 4, 2011

MIXED NUTS:

A Day of Wal-Mart Bashing, With a Side of Ground Zero Mosque Protests (Remember Those?) (Chadwick Matlin, 2/4/11, Daily Intel)

New York’s City Council held a meeting on Thursday to determine how the construction of a Wal-Mart would affect the city. But first it had to revisit the last building that was supposedly going to disgrace the skyline: the ground zero mosque.

About fifteen minutes before the meeting was slated to begin, people started screaming at each other across Chambers Street. On one side, about 100 people were lined up to get in, most of them in opposition to Wal-Mart’s plan. On the other were a dozen people who were vocally opposing the Park51 Islamic community center in


Sublime.

Posted by Orrin Judd at February 4, 2011 6:13 PM
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