[He] said, without offering evidence, that the Islamic center would be built with money from Saudi Arabia, “a nation that prohibits people from even wearing a cross or the Star of David.”Whereas the Greek Orthodox church prohibits half its people from even wearing a collar.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Only Half The Demos Needs Apply
As Republicans continue to defile the First Amendment to win some House and Senate seats, a former governor of New York criticizes local officials for letting the lower Manhattan mosque go forward and for failing to do more to rebuild a Greek Orthodox church that was destroyed on Sept. 11. To give some additional heft to this brazen hypocrisy, at the same news conference a GOP congressional candidate from Long Island, George Demos, a Greek Orthodox Christian himself, piped in: