Report: Brooklyn City Councilman Charles Barron Lauds Gadhafi As ‘My Hero’

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York City Councilman Charles Barron may find himself in hot water after praising Moammar Gadhafi.

According to a published report, Barron described Moammar Gadhafi as “My hero, an African freedom fighter.”

Photos: Capture & Death of Moammar Gadhafi (Graphic) | Four Decades Of Gadhafi

The Daily News says that Barron spoke at a memorial held for Gadhafi in Bedford-Stuyvesant, reportedly likening the dead dictator to Nelson Mandela.

He reportedly called Gadhafi an “African freedom fighter.”

Barron also reportedly denied any Gadhafi  involvement in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 or that he brutalized his own people.

Barron, a former Black Panther, joined the City Council in 2002. His current term expires at the end of 2013.

What do you think of Barron’s reported statements? Sound off in our comments section.

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  1. We the Sheeple says:

    I love that blacks say they are not all bad but they say all whites and cops are bad.

  2. Ghetto = losers says:

    This sc@m is in office because he always talks bad about whites and cops. You know what a country is called without cops. Somolia.

  3. Andrew Johnson says:

    I am embarrassed to be in the same neighborhood which gives credence this loser.

  4. Devenio says:

    LMAO!!!! For real? You mutants are calling the people who voted for Barron brain dead? For real? You have no clue who Moammar Gadhafi was or why he was yet for some reason you mutants think him being killed was a good thing? In about a year the new rulers of the middle east will make themselves known. Just like the last puppets we put in office [Gadhafi, Suddam, etc] these new puppets will be something you really hate.

    1. Me Tarzan U Hood Monkey says:

      He’s doing a hell of a job stopping Black on Black crime. Yeah right.

  5. JT says:

    What a sick POS.

  6. sk says:

    if this politian was white the whole world would be in uprour over his comment! second, although this is a free country hr is entitled to his opinion, you have to rememeber he is a leader of a community! what kind of message is this man sending to a a enighborhod that is already filled with violence? he certaily is not encouraging peace!

    1. USA says:

      Your right but he got in office with the votes of the community. By him being in office it shows what type of people the community is. Ghetto scu@ms there.

  7. robert says:

    heres a guy who cant keep people in his district safe and hes calling this guy a hero hes a clown and until people in his district wake up they will continue to be treated with disreprct by the crimainals and thuds who walk yhe st=treets of east new york brooklyn,

  8. they wanted him.... says:

    …they got him now…another model politician.

  9. Huh says:

    That bump on his head is his brain trying to escape because it can’t believe what his mouth is saying…

  10. Jon says:

    Wow! I thought we had all the idiots in government here in Nevada. Thank you New York for keeping this moron for yourselves.

  11. niklu says:

    If you think he is a moron. (which he is).. look at the morons who voted for him!!
    Dumb and Dumber

    1. bobby says:

      SO TRUE !!ONLY THE DUMBEST OF DSUMB WOULD VOTE FOR THIS BIT– .

  12. Jack says:

    …. do you need further evidence as to why our city is so “screwed up” with politicians like barron?

  13. MIKE says:

    ITS ONLY YOU WHITE PEOPLE WHO THINK EVERYONE DESERVES TO DIE. THE HONORABLE Moammar Gadhafi WAS A GREAT MAN HE DID A LOT FOR THE COUNTRY OF AFRICS WHERE WE ALL COME FROM>>>LETS NOT FORGET THAT.

    YOU PEOPLE ARE NOT THE AUTHORITY OF WHO LIVES OR DIE!

    1. J Edgar says:

      But we ought to be.

    2. Jeffers says:

      “Country of Africs”, “Great Man” , “We all come from” ??? Oh boy…Do some research bold one!

      1. Johnny Handsome says:

        Might you do some research…

    3. African civil wars says:

      “YOU PEOPLE ARE NOT THE AUTHORITY OF WHO LIVES OR DIE!” ……………Try telling that to the DEATH SQUADS in AFRICA. Gadhifi is still an arab not a hood rat. OH NO I DIDN’T!!!

  14. pete says:

    This guy was only elected because of his black hide and his big mouth. There is another bump growing on his forehead. These bumps are the first stages of growing horns and you all know what that will make him.

  15. bobby says:

    Was and still is a black p—-y …..

  16. bobby says:

    What a brain dead racist fool ….

  17. bobby says:

    This Racist brain dead fool has and always will be a pathetic Jerk ..He leads what community ?Now i know why ….

  18. kim kardashian says:

    yes – the knob has spoken – vote 4 moron

  19. Queens rider says:

    In a few hours we will hear about how his comments were taken “out of context”.

  20. Maxine Rocks says:

    What a freaking imbecile! Must be nice to live on Fantasy Island…

  21. edy says:

    This guy is an IDIOT. I wonder who elected this MORON to the city council. I’m sure it wasn’t educated people.

  22. Vik says:

    He is a low life p.o.s. just like the murdering pig whose dead A$$ he’s kissing. Moron.

  23. bullett says:

    Under the constitution, he’s entitled to his right of a “so called hero” As for me, if I were a New Yorker, I would not vote for him. Hello New Yorkers, are you listening?

    1. Sonya Blumpkin says:

      I have voted for Mr. Barron, and will continue to support him and the great work he has done. That knob on his forehead commanded me to.

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