Saturday, August 14, 2010

Glenn Greenwald on President Obama's Defense of Ground-Zero Mosque: Pure Praise

Glenn Greenwald on Mr. Obama's principled leadership in defending the ground-zero mosque:

It was Michael Bloomberg who first stood up and eloquently condemned this anti-mosque campaign for what it is, but Obama's choice to lend his voice to a vital and noble cause is a rare demonstration of principled, politically risky leadership.  It's not merely a symbolic gesture, but also an important substantive stand against something quite ugly and wrong.  This is an act that deserves pure praise.