Zero Sum

100803boklores1NYC’s Landmarks Preservation Commission cleared the way for a new mosque and community center, Cordoba House, to be built two blocks from ground zero.  Mayor Bloomberg says this is a fine example of American religious tolerance.  9/11 Mayor Rudy calls it a “desecration”. Even if it’s built with the best of intentions, Dan Senor says in the WSJ, it will be seen by Muslim extremists as victory monument.  Atlantic Wire has the pros and cons here.

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