Most of the critics, including Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin, have suggested that it’s indecent and insensitive for Muslims to want to build a mosque near the place where other Muslims committed a horrific act of terrorism almost ten years ago. But let’s suppose for a moment we aren’t talking about Muslims, and we aren’t talking about New York.
If you think you’re opposed to the so-called Ground Zero mosque, watch the video. Try the thought experiment. See your objections for what they are, and decide for yourself whether they’re fair or not.