Wednesday, August 03, 2005

NY Republican: Use Racial Profiling

Earlier this week Democrat NY City Councilman Dov Hikind (D) pulled no punches when he stated that recent terrorists have fit a certain profile. "It's all very nice to be politically correct here, but we're talking about terrorism.'' said Hikind in an interview.

Now a Republican (one of only 3) on the NY City Council has joined his side. James Oddo (R-Staten Island) commented on Tuesday that, "The reality is that there is a group of people who want to kill us and destroy our way of life...young Arab fundamentalists are the individuals undertaking these acts of terror, and we should keep those facts prominently in our minds and eyes as we attempt to secure our populace.'' Oddo plans on supporting Hikind's legislation.

You can expect more news coverage now that a Republican has shown support for racial profiling for the NYPD's bag searches.