Opinion Ian O'Doherty

Saturday 18 November 2017

Ian O'Doherty: So, how liberal are you?

The proposed mosque, to be built just two blocks from Ground Zero in Manhattan, has really brought out the wackos from both sides.

On the one hand, you have the kind of people who are convinced that Barack Obama is a Muslim sleeper agent out to ruin America, like some villain from 24, and on the other you have people who think any criticism of Muslim behaviour is automatically racist.

In fact, both sides seem determined to deliberately misunderstand -- and misrepresent -- the other.

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