This nation was founded on the principle that the government must never choose between religions or favor one over another. The World Trade Center site will forever hold a special place in our city, in our hearts. But we would be untrue to the best part of ourselves and who we are as New Yorkers and Americans if we said no to a mosque in lower Manhattan.
New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, putting his two cents into the whole Ground Zero Mosque Controversy. Finally, someone with a sense of what it means to be an American, and oh, yeah isn’t fucking insane (looking at you Sarah “fucking” Palin). [Thanks Lisa!]