Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaks for the first time about the Islamic mosque planned for Lower Manhattan near the World Trade Center site. She tells KCBS reporter Doug Sovern it is a local issue and declines to join Senate leader Harry Reid in opposing it.
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Of course! What better way to defend the First Amendment freedom of religion than to have the Speaker of the House ask the federal government investigate those exercising their First Amendment right to free speech? Nancy Pelosi just guaranteed at least two new news cycles for a story, tossing even more gasoline on the fire than Barack Obama’s pas de deux this weekend: