Laura (misslaura) wrote in ontd_political,
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Obama supports Muslim community center in NYC

Finally
Obama backs Manhattan mosque

Taking a political risk in the interest of the pluralistic vision that has always been central to his political identity, President Obama will take a strong stand in favor of a mosque near Ground Zero in remarks at the White House Iftar Dinner tonight.

Obama, echoing Mayor Mike Bloomberg, and spurning national polls, virtually all Republican leaders, and many members of his own party, cast the controversy as a test of tolerance:

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www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/0810/Obama_backs_Manhattan_mosque.html
Tags: barack obama, islam
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