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August 21, 2010 4:17 AM

Commentary: Lies and election season lunacy

The reason certain politicians and their enablers in the media start irrational arguments like the one over the "ground zero mosque" is to divert attention from things that really matter. Like the fact that millions of people are out of work and millions more worry that they may be out of a job soon. What our leaders need to be focusing on is how to get us out of this financial quagmire. Instead, they squabble over symbolism because that's easier than accomplishing something.

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