08/07/2010 04:00 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Ground Zero Mosque: Yale Graduate Student Dismantles Newt Gingrich's Fear-Mongering

There are any number of reasons why an American might oppose the Cordoba House, the planned $100 million Muslim-financed community center that has come to be known in the press as the "Ground Zero mosque."  I don't think any of them are particularly good reasons, but the universe of potential justification is much broader than the narrow scope of this humble blog.  There is one justification being floated around, however, that is both within this blog's purview and completely and totally bogus.