They Make It Too Easy Dept.

Richard Cohen on opponents of the mosque: “They indulge in a kind of pornography of analogy — a bit of demagogic buffoonery that is becoming more and more obvious.”

Richard Cohen, two sentences later: “Those of us who are of a certain age remember the days when African Americans and their champions were being cautioned to go slow, compromise.”

Ramesh Ponnuru — Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg View, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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