Councilman Charles Barron is taking umbrage with President Bush for today's declaration that it's "time for Robert Mugabe to go."
Bush's denunciation wouldn't exactly constitute a controversial stand in most of the developed world these days, what with the food shortages, cholera, dictatorial press crackdowns and subversion of democracy that have taken place in Read More
Here’s Councilman Charles Barron in City Hall yesterday, sounding off on the political situation in Zimbabwe.
I asked Barron, a longtime admirer of Robert Mugabe, what he thought about Mugabe’s behavior, considering the horrific violence reported against the democratic opposition to his government in Zimbabwe. Barron’s answer was the same as always: Read More
Here is Councilman Charles Barron, who once invited Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, to City Hall, saying another controversial leader, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, president of Iran, should be allowed to visit Ground Zero.
"If anybody wants to mourn that, let them do it," said Barron.
Charles Barron is now vowing to lead the Sean Bell marchers to the United Nations.
The last time I saw Barron at the U.N., he was protesting in favor of Robert Mugabe, who is actually quite in favor of shooting innocent people multiple times. (Sorry, subscription required.)
– Andrew Rice
Crains Insider (subscription required) reported this morning that Charles Barron will take a run at the Brooklyn congressional seat held by Ed Towns, who raised the ire of the left by backing the Central American Free Trade Agreement.
The question: Will the laborite groups that want to take Towns out, like the Working Read More
One of the bubbles that has yet to be broken is the esteem in which Americans hold our Federal Reserve chairman, Alan Greenspan. “His mumbles about the mysteries of finance have brought comfort to many,” writes Grant’s Interest Rate Observer. As Grant’s notes, at the height of the bull market, 50 percent of Americans had Read More