The problem isn’t just anti-mosque forces on the right

It is also the gutless, complicit Democratic “leadership” like Harry Reid and Howard Dean and, yes, President Obama who do nothing to support religious freedom but instead meekly side with those attacking it.

“You are either hot or cold. If you are lukewarm, the Lord will spew you out of his mouth.” — Jerry Lee Lewis.

The resolutely lukewarm Democratic Party continues to show it stands for little, has no discernable core beliefs, is basically drifting aimlessly, while pretending to be a force for change.

When social justice, peace or civil rights movements become massive in scale, and threaten to become uncontrollable and begin to win over large numbers of people, the Democratic Party begins to shift and presents itself as a supposed ally. Its goal is always to co-opt the movement, demobilize its forces and block its development into an alternative, independent political force.

Peter Camejo said that in 2004. Today it appears the Democratic Party can’t even be bothered to pretend it supports social justice – or even constitutionally guaranteed rights.

Look, I can understand why some might not want a mosque there. But could we at least have a national conversation about it, with Democratic leadership speaking about freedom of worship and why that is a core value of this country? Apparently not…

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