Pissiing on the country: Leftist gain control over 9/11 grounds
New York Daily News - Home - Nutty 9/11 art nixed
: "Pataki twice repeated his threat, saying the Freedom and Drawing Centers must respect sacred ground - or else.
'Period. Otherwise they won't be there,' he said.
Aides said the governor remained committed to a cultural component and was hopeful the museums would meet his demand to guarantee the sanctity of the site.
Tom Bernstein, the Freedom Center's chairman, pledged in a statement to preserve that sanctity. The center 'must, and will, honor humanity's march toward freedom and highlight America's role as a beacon for freedom throughout the world.'
The Drawing Center released a statement saying it would work with the state to resolve the 'inevitable tensions' between 'remembrance and cultural activity.'
Originally published on June 25, 2005"