The barking is getting louder. From the Washington Times, in a piece declaring that "the United States of Arabia has now arrived," Jeffrey T. Kuhner writes:
The battle over the ground-zero mosque is more than another battle in the heated culture wars. It is a watershed moment: the point at which liberal multiculturalism capitulated to the relentless march of political Islam. Muslim radicals around the world rightly will view it as a triumph over the feckless American infidel: Even the site of their deadliest attack against America is not free from Islam's looming presence. This event signifies the loss - the defeat - of American will and purpose in the struggle against jihad.
Even Andy McCarthy wants the tiger he is riding to calm down.