Bloomberg: Cordoba House Controversy Is All About The Elections (VIDEO)

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg continued his defense of the Cordoba House Islamic center near Ground Zero on The Daily Show last night, telling Jon Stewart that “there’s nothing new” about the planned project. “The difference is we’re in election season,” Bloomberg said, “and this whole issue I think will go away after the next election.”

He added: “This is plain and simple people trying to stir up things to get publicity, and trying to polarize people so that they can get some votes.”

Stewart was glad that the Mayor was defending the Cordoba House, because “I would like to build a synagogue — reform — in St. Patrick’s cathedral.”Watch:

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