“I understand the emotions that this issue engenders. Ground zero is, indeed, hallowed ground,” the president said in remarks prepared for the annual White House iftar, the sunset meal breaking the day’s fast.
But he continued: “This is America, and our commitment to religious freedom must be unshakable. The principle that people of all faiths are welcome in this country, and will not be treated differently by their government, is essential to who we are.”[The NY Times]
But, really kids, fo' real, fo' real? Are we really getting pissed off over this?
Let's look at it. The location of the so-called "mosque" is two blocks away, in a pre-existing building in the middle of a city block. Ground Zero is neither visible nor actually present at the site.
AND IT AIN'T A MOSQUE. It's a community center with a prayer space. NO minaret, NO shouty muezzin, just an unobtrusive community center. See the WaPo post below for a reference:
[NewsWeek/The Washington Post]
So really, any objections these chodes have are about as meaningful as the objections of these eggs:
Oh, and c'mon. You know Miz Barry O. is totally gay.