So if you were on another planet for the past two weeks it may have escaped your attention that New York initiated a bike share programme. What has been hilarious is the back lash by Conservative commentators. Apparently bike sharing is a disgusting communist plot. Its a Nazi plot. Its *gasp* Moslem!?! Yup. Sharing bikes is a Commie, Nazi, Moslem plot to hijack New York streets and inculcate New Yorkers in some sinister assault on the American way. New York Magazine has a great Venn diagram of why conservatives hate the Citibike program so.

Its worth a hop over to the NYMag site to read the full thing.

Venn Diagram: Why Conservatives Hate Citi Bike — Daily Intelligencer