by Patrick Appel

Josh Barro's two cents:

What I find bizarre about some of the conservative response to Cordoba House is not just the objection to the construction of the mosque, but the conviction that it should be stopped by any means necessaryeven if that means violating conservative principles about property rights, rule of law, and federalism.

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