The Ghost hits it squarely once again.
iv – Regarding claims our opposition to the mosque is intolerant. This is the important objection, the stumbling block. Even those who concede the mosque itself is a monument to intolerance (“Racist!”) prattle on about our virtue and how it compels us to a yet greater act of tolerance. We must allow the project to go ahead, they say, lest we become that which we oppose.
This isn’t even wrong. This is to miss the point entirely.
This is war. Not a crime. Not a desert raid by deniable non-state actors. This is war with “Saudi” Arabia, Pakistan, Iran, a variety of state and non-state proxies for the above and several millions of fifth columnists, fellow travellers and Americans-in-name-only, traitors with American passports.