Conservatives Offer Compromise on Ground Zero Mosque — Crooked Timber. “We’re being cast as opponents of religious freedom,” said blogger Pamela Geller, “and that’s not fair. We’re just saying that this is a highly sensitive matter and a very important place for us. We’re all about freedom. And to prove it, we propose that the location of the Ground Zero mosque should be dedicated, instead, to a Museum of Danish Mohammed Cartoons. We were very pro-freedom when those cartoons were published, and we think it would be appropriate if the site were to serve as a memorial to that watershed…
The Case for Calling Them Nitwits – Magazine – The Atlantic. They blow each other up by mistake. They bungle even simple schemes. They get intimate with cows and donkeys. Our terrorist enemies trade on the perception that they’re well trained and religiously devout, but in fact, many are fools and perverts who are far less organized and sophisticated than we imagine. Can being more realistic about who our foes actually are help us stop the truly dangerous ones?
If American foreign policy had a souvenir shop, what would it sell? AMERICA THE GIFT SHOP is an installation project that reflects the foreign policy of the last eight years through the fun-house mirror of American commerce. Mr Toledano : America the gift shop.