Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Hundreds rally in N.J. against Gadhafi visit, but . . .

"More than 200 people gathered Sunday to tell Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi he's not welcome in their suburban New Jersey community, including several who lost relatives in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. Democratic Gov. Jon Corzine was among those at the event in Englewood, where the Libyan government has been renovating a 5-acre estate ahead of Gadhafi's first U.S. visit, scheduled for next month. Gadhafi had been expected to pitch a tent on the grounds, but his representatives said Friday that he would stay in Manhattan where he's addressing the United Nations General Assembly, after rumors of his visit to New Jersey sparked an uproar."


The only elected "leader" in the New Jersey / New York metropolitan area to attend the rally was an incumbent governor, running for reelection, who's behind in the polls. Where were all the other New York area governors and mayors and legislators?

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