Comments on: Backing the mosque? Reader reaction to Reuters news Fri, 18 Nov 2011 06:49:03 +0000 hourly 1 By: belletlc Tue, 17 Aug 2010 20:15:32 +0000 In the original transcript the President specifically mentions “lower Manhattan.” You might want to ignore this, but to many people targeting a specific location pinpoints the exact location of the mosque in question. So, yes, it does put the President in the stance of backing the project.