Conservatives keep asking: Where are the moderate Muslims? I want to know: where are the moderate Americans? Where are the politicians who will finally stand up to this right-wing extremism?
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Today, we are seeing behaviors emerge in American political life that violate the basic social contract of what this country is about and seeing too much of a tilt towards the possibility of mob rule.
I don't necessarily believe in follow-the-leader, but knowing how other recipients feel about the ADL controversy and the Cordoba mosque could be instructive and important.
It's a space that will honor Islam and inter-faith learning. It will help us get to know each other better. Can we please give it a chance?
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