This one's from the NY Sun. We're sure he means well:
Activist Shapes Renaissance in Long Island City
"Unlike community leaders in other fast-changing neighborhoods, Mr. Baard welcomes towers, like the new 15-story office building by Citigroup, and three new condo complexes, the highest rising to 20 stories, that are on the way. 'They are efficient in terms of land use and energy use,' he said."
So is nuclear power.
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