This is from Gov. Chris Christie at a press conference earlier today, weighing in with his first words on the ground zero-area mosque — and basically saying a pox on the houses of both political parties.
The longtime federal prosecutor also urges people to take caution and not paint “all of Islam” as extremists.
Christie is not only a rising star among Republicans and many conservatives, but he also has partial control of the World Trade Center site because it’s owned by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, giving his voice more weight than many.
BATTLE OVER MOSQUE GOES NATIONAL