More dishonesty, but no sign yet that the New York political elites are going to reexamine his claims to be a “moderate,” despite his advocacy for Sharia and call for restrictions on the freedom of speech in his book What’s Right with Islam. “Rauf’s vote boast really all bluster,” by Tom Topousis and Jeane MacIntosh for the New York Post, September 14 (thanks to Gisela):
The leader of the Ground Zero mosque, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, yesterday said he’s a loyal American, and cited his voting record to prove it.
The only problem is that, according to Board of Elections records, Rauf hasn’t voted since 2001. In fact, New Jersey records show that he’s no longer registered in his home state, The Post has learned.
“I vote in elections, I pay taxes, I pledge allegiance to the flag, and I am a Giants fan — I am glad they won yesterday,” Rauf quipped during a speech to the Council on Foreign Relations yesterday.
But New Jersey records show that Rauf, once a registered Democrat, voted last in November, 2001, when Jim McGreevey was elected governor….