toto, with all due respect, mayor bloomberg is not actually standing up for freedom of speech, as you put it. reading the article, it shows the only reason for his comment is because he's smarter then the council members and politicians who made a big deal about it. Mayor bloomberg realises by not mentioning it in the public arena it would not have got the publicity it did. It was actually counter productive for the pro Israeli lobby. suppport the BDS movement peeps
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from the article: Bloomberg’s friendly advice to pro-Israel, anti-BDS protesters: shut up!