P&O's deal with DPW went through, but the blowback in the U.S.forced DPW to dispose of its American subsidiary. (No other country hada problem with them.) And who did they dispose of it to? Well, after abit of shopping around they finally sold their U.S. port operations to — wait for it — AIG. So now those portoperations are essentially owned by the United States government —i.e., you.
Doesn't that mean, though, that some of the bureaucrats who approved the Park51 deal own the port? Have they been infiltrated by terrorists? It would be irresponsible
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