Why let a billionaire take a bite out of Liberty State Park? | Moran

Liberty State Park

A foggy early morning at Caven’s Point in Liberty State Park in Jersey City (Reena Rose Sibayan | The Jersey Journal)

It’s time for Americans to use the word “oligarch” to describe our own billionaires, not just those in Russia.

Because it clarifies things. It helps explain what’s happening at Liberty State Park as Reebok billionaire Paul Fireman paves the way to grab a pristine corner of the park for himself. He wants to expand his members-only golf coursewhether we mere citizens like it or not.

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