Daily Show: Mosque-Erade

“What Newt Gingrich is saying is that Islam, like every religion, has to be responsible for its biggest assholes.”

-John Oliver

A great piece from the Daily Show on the controversy surrounding the construction of a Muslim community center in Lower Manhattan. As Jon Stewart points out, all opposition to the project is rooted in attempts to shamefully equate Muslims with terrorists.

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Edit: The New Yorker also has an excellent take on the issue in their latest Talk of the Town.

Edit Two: Frank Rich knocks it out of the park in the New York Times.