Anti-Muslim

The pastor planning to burn Qurans on the Sept. 11 anniversary said Thursday that he had called off the event after being given assurances that the Muslim group seeking to build an Islamic center near the World Trade Center site would move the project.

The U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Monday criticized a Florida church’s plan to burn copies of the Quran on September 11, warning the demonstration “could cause significant problems” for American troops overseas.

Just days after PolitiFact criticized the 18% of respondents in a recent poll who believe President Obama is Muslim — awarding them its “Pants-On-Fire” false rating — Newsweek’s Jonathan Alter offers a strong case against that and other myths and lies about the president.

A majority of Republicans believe that President Barack Obama “sympathizes with the goals of Islamic fundamentalists who want to impose Islamic law around the world,” according to a survey released on Monday.