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Bloomberg to escort Iranian nutjob to Ground Zero? Update: Poll time – Where do you want to send Ahmadinejad? Update: NYC backs off amid confusion; Update: Columbia U. will host him

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By Michelle Malkin  •  September 19, 2007 03:18 PM

Update: Wow. I was just joking about the campus visit in my poll. And now this:

Also today, the president of Columbia University, Lee C. Bollinger, announced that Mr. Ahmadinejad would speak at the university on Monday.

I’m sure he’ll get a warmer welcome than Columbia gave the Minutemen.

Update: Request denied.

Oh, holy hell. The NYSun reports:

In a move that has stunned New York, the Bloomberg administration is in discussions to escort the Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, to ground zero during his visit to New York next week, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said today.

The Iranian mission to the U.N. made the request to the New York City Police Department and the Secret Service, who will jointly oversee security during the president’s two-day visit. Mr. Ahmadinejad is scheduled to arrive September 24 to speak to the U.N. General Assembly as the Security Council decides whether to increase sanctions against Iran for its uranium enrichment program.

Mr. Kelly said the NYPD and Secret Service were in discussions with the Iranian mission about the logistics for the possible visit, and whether it will take place at all. He said Mr. Ahmadinejad would not be allowed to descend into the pit for safety reasons related to ongoing construction there.

“There has been some interest expressed in his visiting the area,” Mr. Kelly said. “It’s something that we are prepared to handle if in fact it does happen.”

Mr. Kelly said that Mr. Ahmadinejad had not indicated why he wants to visit the site of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Contact Nanny (or should it be Ninny, now?) Bloomberg here.

Poll time: Where should Ahmadinejad be escorted next?

Where should Ahmadinejad be escorted next?
The U.S. Holocaust Museum
Guantanamo Bay
Any college campus…there’s a faculty position waiting for him, for sure
Berkeley
Jimmy Carter’s estate
  

Allahpundit’s outrage-o-meter: White hot:

[I]f Bush and Rice let him go down there, especially in the wake of Petraeus and Crocker reporting the threat Iran poses to American soldiers in Iraq, you have no idea how grave the political fallout will be. Consider this an alert from the grassroots early warning system. You ignored the warning we gave you this summer about the amnesty bill. For your sake, don’t ignore this one.

Via Stephen Spruiell, here’s Mitt Romney’s letter to the U.N. asking that Ahmadinejad’s invitation to address the General Assembly be rescinded.

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