Defending The Drawing Center, Attacking Pataki
January 14th, 2006

An editorial in the New York Times uses the news that the Drawing Center may relocate to the South Street Seaport to praise the museum, lament once again the cultural squabbles at Ground Zero, and take several shots at George Pataki who, “in a memorable spasm of apparently unscripted patriotism” essentially drove the Drawing Center out of the planned cultural center to which he had previously welcomed it. “If nothing else, the battle over culture at ground zero made it perfectly clear that Governor Pataki favors free speech, but only if it takes place in another part of town.”

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