Obama Says Ground Zero Mosque Is Just Fine

No, he’s not a Muslim. But he’s definitely not on the same page with the rest of the country

The president, in his prepared remarks for the Friday evening event, said, “I understand the emotions that this issue engenders. Ground Zero is, indeed, hallowed ground.

“But let me be clear: as a citizen, and as president, I believe that Muslims have the same right to practice their religion as anyone else in this country. That includes the right to build a place of worship and a community center on private property in lower Manhattan,” he said.

“…This is America, and our commitment to religious freedom must be unshakable,” Mr. Obama said.

You voted for this, America. Thanks.

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