ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise Here

A Matter Of Opinion

Religion and the mosque

Interesting poll question from the Economist. Second one down.

Whether or not you think the Islamic cultural centre and mosque should be built near the World Trade Center site, do you think that Muslims have a constitutional right to build a mosque there?

Overall

Yes, 50.2%

By party

Dem, 57.5; GOP, 31.8; Ind,  62.3

Then there is the Pew Poll finding that 18 percent of Americans believe Obama is Muslim.That is up from 11 percent in March 2009.

Thoughts on any of this? What new information “informs” the surge in belief that Obama is Muslim? How could so many people be wrong about the constitutional question?


Please keep it civil. Don't post comments that are obscene, defamatory, threatening, off-topic, an infringement of copyright or an invasion of privacy. Read our forum standards and community guidelines.

You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to A Matter Of Opinion

Get blog updates by email

About this blog

A Matter of Opinion is really a matter of many opinions — those held by the people responsible for the opinion pages of The Spokesman-Review ... and yours. Check in regularly to follow the discussion and help keep it lively.

Joust offline!

We welcome letters to the editor (all are subject to editing). Letters can be sent to:

Search this blog
Subscribe to this blog
ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise Here