The arguments against the inappropriately termed “Ground Zero Mosque” are getting very ridiculous. The right wing is now speculating that the money to fund the community center, which is not even at Ground Zero, will come from terrorist organizations. They have no basis for these claims, but that doesn’t prevent Fox News from airing them. Mike Papantonio appears on Fox Business’s Money Rocks to try to counter some of the hate talk coming from the Right.

Richard Eskow is host and managing editor of The Zero Hour, a weekly radio program produced by We Act Radio. He was the senior writer and editor for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. Richard has written for a number of print and online publications, was a founding contributor to the Huffington Post, and is a longtime activist. He is also a Senior Fellow with the Campaign for America’s Future.