Chris Ofili en Barbaro's Bashing of NYC's GOP Mayoral Candidate Highlights NYT's Double Standards on Religious Mockery <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Joseph Lhota is a moderate Republican running for mayor of New York City, but Michael Barbaro's front page Thursday story focuses on an incident back in 1999 when he inflamed Manhattan's artsy liberal elite: "<a href=";pagewanted=all">For Mayoral Hopeful Who Lost Fight to Remove Art, No Regrets</a>." Barbaro also reminds us that the <em>New York Times</em> is guilty of double standards in its treatment of art that offends religious sensibilities.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Chris Ofili Double Standards Elephant Dung Free Speech Holy Virgin Mary Islam Joseph Lhota Michael Barbaro Michael Bloomberg New York City Religion Thu, 28 Mar 2013 17:53:13 +0000 clay.waters 43043 at