As you know, I’m not an ideological kind of guy. I just want to find solutions to problems in a common sense way. In that spirit, a libertarian friend of mine came up with an idea for ending the “Ground Zero Mosque Standoff” that I think makes incredible sense.
Since there seems to be no legal way to keep the developers from going ahead with their plans, my friend suggested those opposed to it simply hold a fundraiser then buy the land from the Imam.
Polls show an overwhelming majority oppose the project, so I’m guessing it should be possible to get 200 million people to each give $5. That’s a billion dollars. There’s no way the developers would say “no” to that, right? So, it seems capitalism could save the day here.I talked about it on the radio show. Listen:
Of course, I’m interested in all perspectives. Earlier in the week, I spoke with Michael Smith at the conservative Heritage Alliance. Listen:
I also had a chat with Democratic Strategist and blogger Harold Cook. Check that out here:
Thoughts? The comments section is all yours.