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Glenn Beck blasts Bronx, compares Co-Op City to socialist state

Glenn Beck has infuriated residents of the Bronx’s Co-Op City by comparing their community to the failed socialism that once ruled the USSR.

The Mitchell-Lama legislation passed by New York lawmakers in 1955 gave developers tax breaks for building affordable housing that was sold to blue-collar, working-class people at below the market rates. The 35 high-rises that make up Bronx’s Co-Op City are a result of the legislation. [Daily News]

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