The NYPD Spied on Its Moderate Muslim Allies, Because They Were Muslims

John Cook · 10/05/11 03:30PM

The Associated Press has yet another shocking story about the NYPD's kafka-esque effort to literally monitor all Muslims, everywhere, all the time: Among the people the department targeted for surveillance was a leading moderate imam who was profiled in a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times story and ate breakfast and dinner with Mayor Bloomberg while the NYPD was tracking him as a potential terrorist.