After Pamela Geller of the blog Atlas Shrugs posted a clip of excerpts from a speech Imam Feisal Rauf gave in 2005, P.J. Crowley, the assistant secretary of state for public affairs warned the media:
I would just caution any of you that choose to write on this, that once again you have a case where a blogger has pulled out one passage from a very lengthy speech. If you read the entire speech, you will discover exactly why we think he is rightly participating in this national speaking tour.
At least the State Department didn’t dump Rauf the way Shirley Sherrod was dumped. Read more at ForeignPolicy.com. No real surprise: FOX News leads with Geller’s interpretation of Rauf’s speech.
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