Obama Mosque – Republicans are ratcheting up attacks on proposals to build a mosque near Ground Zero in New York ahead of November’s midterm elections after Barack Obama endorsed the plan.
Obama Mosque – The proposed construction of an Islamic center and mosque near Ground Zero in Manhattan has become a divisive issue. Much of the opposition has come from Republicans, especially after President Obama said Muslims have the right to build the mosque. The GOP rhetoric is a departure from that used by President Bush. [...]
President Barack Obama has a peculiar talent for enraging his critics while deflating the enthusiasm of his friends, on full display in the Manhattan mosque controversy.
After skirting the controversy for weeks, President Barack Obama is weighing in forcefully on the mosque near ground zero, saying a nation built on religious freedom must allow it.