Archive for August 2nd, 2005

2nd August

First Published in The New York Sun, August 2, 2005

By Andrew Wolf

The remarkable story about a large sum of money lent to the liberal Air America radio network by a Bronx nonprofit group, largely financed by government grants to provide services to poor children, has those on the right celebrating the embarrassing situation Air America finds itself in.

The city’s Department of Investigation is examining the channeling of the money to the liberal network, and the network’s current management has been less than forthcoming in explaining the bizarre transaction.
Beyond this national story, the affair has put back in the news the name of Charles Rosen, the executive director of the Gloria Wise Boys & Girls Club, who resigned after news of the loans began circulating.