Helmsley Hotels to Ahmadinejad: Scram.
(Via Drudge) They run a respectable establishment, you understand. The New York Helmsley Hotel last night abruptly canceled a long-planned banquet for next week after finding out that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was scheduled to attend and speak, The Post has learned. Helmsley representatives told Ahmadinejad to beat it after being informed by the security group United Against Nuclear Iran that the Israel-hating, Holocaust-denying America | Read More »
They THREATENED to attack the tax-exempt status of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations? [UPDATED]
When I heard that line about how they had to disinvite everybody political from the anti-Ahmadinejad rally because of the IRS, I figured that it was nonsense, for pretty much the same reasons as Allahpundit. GOP/Dem disparity has never stopped anybody before and it’s a convenient face-save for a group that has to deal with a Democratic Presidential candidate in the middle of what is, | Read More »
Democrats force anti-Ahmadinejad protesters to disinvite Palin.
This is one of those times where I’m relieved to have left the Democratic Party several years ago. Trying to justify this tawdry denouement to Clinton’s withdrawal from the anti-Ahmadinejad rally next week: The organizers of an anti-Iran rally Monday rescinded their invitation to Alaska Governor Sarah Palin after Democrats protested that her presence would turn the event into a political rally, McCain campaign and | Read More »
Senator Clinton to withdraw from the Ahmadinejad protest. Over Palin.
When I heard that the protest of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s latest visit to the United Nations would be graced with the presence of both Senator Clinton and Governor Palin, I was pleased. It’s a nice thought that the two parties could agree on one thing, at least: that it’s important to remind the UN that just because they like having would-be genocidal maniacs wandering | Read More »