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Ok, I just went back through all the emails I get from my right-wing relatives and other careless forwarders of chain letters debunked by snopes.com 10 years ago. Survey says most of the tin-foil coated conspiracy theories permeating my inbox are OUTRAGED about the supposed “Ground Zero mosque” (read: Muslim community center a few blocks from Ground Zero, further away than McDonald’s and strip clubs).
Let’s just keep score here for a second. A community center operated by Muslims near the site of 9/11 = bad because radical Islamic terrorists perpetrated the crime. But opening businesses that violate the laws of the nation that was oppressed by those same radical Islamic terrorists for decades = good idea because, um, it doesn’t offend US.
In other words, the only sensibilities worth protecting are those of WASPy Americans?