Republicans attack Obama over mosque Ground Zero mosque comments - NYPOST.com: "Republicans attacked President Barack Obama today for his comments on a controversial plan to build a Muslim cultural center in New York, saying he was 'disconnected' from the nation in an election year. Obama waded into the debate on Friday when he appeared to offer his backing for the center called Cordoba House to be built two blocks from the 'Ground Zero' site of the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York City.Yesterday, seeking to clarify his position, Obama said he supported the right of Muslims to build the center but would not comment on the 'wisdom' of deciding its location in Lower Manhattan. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, on WTC mosque: 'It's unwise to build a mosque at the site where 3,000 Americans lost their lives as the result of a terrorist attack.' AP Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, on WTC mosque: 'It's unwise to build a mosque at the site where 3,000 Americans lost their lives as the result of a terrorist attack.'
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Prominent Republicans have opposed the proposed site of the center, saying it was insensitive and reopened the wounds of the attacks. Today, several criticized Obama for what they said was his support of the center's construction and subsequent waffling on the issue. 'This is not about freedom of religion because we all respect the right of anyone to worship according to the dictates of their conscience ... but I do think it's unwise to build a mosque at the site where 3,000 Americans lost their lives as the reslt
Cries for and against Muslim religious center grow more frenzied as construction nears
He could not of course, after all, his job is to placate the Muslims around the world as he sees it. Been doin' it since he was elected.