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Tuesday, October 15, 2002

This spot-on letter to the editor notes that politicians can safely take taxpayer money to offend Catholics while they are far more wary of offending others. Similarly, Mayor Bloomberg felt confidant that he could offend Italian-Americans with impunity. Even Slate Magazine knew "I didn't invite them as members of The Sopranos" was a Whopper of the Week, yet the mayor carried through on his threat. Imagine him treating any other group that way. The Times would be able to cut and paste its standard Olympian distain for even the appearance of insensitivity.

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