August 18, 2010 2:34 PM

Commentary: Gingrich, others are fearmongering over Cordoba Center

Maybe the August news shortage is what has caused the airwaves to spill over with hysteria over a proposed Islamic center in Manhattan, two blocks from the site of the 9-11 attack. Maybe it's the hostile partisanship infecting our national discourse. Whatever it is, or why, when Newt Gingrich starts equating Muslims with Nazis, something ugly and ominous is afoot.

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