Center for American Progress Attacks New York As Un-American
4:55 PM, Aug 2, 2010 • By MICHAEL GOLDFARB
The quote from the Center for American Progress:
The numbers from Quinnipiac:
I don't know how else to read what the Center for American Progress is saying other than as an accusation that a solid majority of New Yorkers -- 52 percent to be precise -- don't have "American values" because they don't like the idea of building a mosque at Ground Zero. (Rasmussen shows a similar percentage (54%) of voters across the nation opposing the mosque.) Don't be shocked though, this isn't the first time CAP has lashed out at New Yorkers for opposition to civil liberties extremism. It was only a few months ago, as New Yorkers grew outraged at the Obama administration's now defunct plan to put KSM on trial in Manhattan, that an associate director at CAP attacked the residents of the city for being wusses:
So the message to New York from the leading institution of the progressive movement: 'Stop being such un-American wusses.' And then people wonder why the progressive agenda is so unpopular...