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Krauthammer’s Take

From Wednesday night’s Fox News All-Stars.

On Nancy Pelosi’s call for an investigation into the funding of opposition to the Ground Zero mosque:

I spent the afternoon wrapping my mind around Pelosi’s remark about looking into the finances of those who oppose the mosque. She says: I want to join with others. I’d like to know who the others are. Are any of them non-institutionalized?

And then I’m trying to decide if her statement was out of malice, or sheer lunacy. And being the generous soul I am, I go with lunacy. After all, the implication that Debra Burlingame, the sister of one of the pilots who died on 9/11, would have to be secretly paid to express her anguish over the establishment of a monument to Islam in a place where 3,000 were massacred in the name of Islam — is obscene. …

I oppose the mosque. No one‘s offered me a penny. What am I, chopped liver? And I need a new roof.

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