Rove Equates Building Of A Mosque Near Ground Zero With A Neo-Nazi Meeting At A Jewish Hotel
As a part of their vitriolic campaign against the Park 51 Islamic community center and mosque being planned two blocks from Ground Zero in New York City, leading conservatives have argued that while Muslims have a right to build a mosque on property they own, it would be unwise or insensitive to do so.
Former Bush adviser Karl Rove was the latest conservative to make this argument, and in doing so took it to new levels, during an appearance on Bill O’Reilly’s show last night. Explaining to the Fox host that the first amendment to the Constitution guarantees freedom of religion and freedom of speech, Rove said that there “are rights everyone has” that we think it’d be “prudent to not exercise them at certain times.” He then cited the examples of skinheads demonstrating at an African-American sorority convention and Neo-Nazis attending a Jewish hotel for a meeting, apparently equating those examples with the building of a mosque near Ground Zero:
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