In the article linked above, the ‘ground zero mosque’ is compared to…
- a Disney theme park next to Manasass battlefield
- a viewing tower next to Gettysburg
- a convent at Auschwitz
…but it is not much like any of these. The proposed location is not vacant. This is not about saving a spacious, open sanctuary from desecration. This is not about the perversion of a spot with great historical significance. That place is down the street. This is about replacing a Burlington Coat Factory with a cultural center.
This is about private property and religious freedom, not some kind of Us versus Them crusade.
(BCF src: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/08/11/stewart-takes-on-ground-z_n_678224.html)
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