Go watch this interview of the developer behind the Park 51 community center. He’s just like you and me (except better looking, richer, and dressed nicer), and it really is astounding that this is who the wingnuts are villainizing. I snickered when he mentioned he was on his way to the East Hamptons when he heard Obama’s remarks on the matter.
East Hamptons. A rich NYC developer headed to the East Hamptons for the weekend. It doesn’t get more American than that.
He also brings up a point I was thinking about the other day. How many of the idiots in “real ‘Murica” have never been to NYC and have no idea how big a city block is and that we aren’t talking about a dinky little block in east bumfuck. Not that that should matter in anyway, but still, you know damned well that most of them have no idea how far the place is from the WTC SITE.