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TPM: Famed attorney and 9/11 widower Ted Olson: Obama Was Right On ‘Mosque’
Nancy Pelosi not only took a side on the Islamic Center debate on a local California radio station KCBS, but she also questioned the motives of those who opposed the mosque. "I join those who have called for looking into how is this opposition to the mosque being funded? How is this being ginned up?"
Republican strategists are now finally saying that there is now a danger in pushing the "Ground Zero mosque" issue too forcefully. Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie told the Washington Post, "One of the biggest dangers in politics is to overplay an issue."
Alternet features an excerpt from Thomas Geoghegan’s book, Were You Born on the Wrong Continent? How the European Model Can Help You Get a Life., which explains how Europe makes people’s everyday life much more pleasant to live in.
Did one juror scuttle more Blago convictions? Some say yes, foreman says no.
WEDNESDAY ON THE LINKS
Dr. Laura Schlesigner quitting her radio show (she announced on Larry King’s show, natch) in wake of N-word flap — says it’s so she retains her "First Amendment" rights and doesn’t have to worry about offending some "special interest group."