21st Century: Query 50 (Eugene Robinson and Bill O'Reilly)
In his August 29, 2010 newspaper column “Scaring White People,” Bill O’Reilly says,
With polls showing that about 70 percent of Americans believe building an Islamic cultural center containing a mosque just two blocks away from Ground Zero is inappropriate, the far left is once again on the run. Failing with the bogus “freedom of religion” argument, the crew that is offended by the manger scene at Christmas is now saying the mosque controversy is another attempt to “scare white people.”
Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson has put forth that loopy argument from his second home: MSNBC.In what way would “freedom of religion” be a “bogus argument”? In what ways would this argument NOT be a “bogus argument”?