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August 18, 2010 10:51 a.m.

What is Mark Halperin saying exactly? A short time ago, President Obama told a reporter at an event in Ohio that he had “no regrets” about discussing the mosque issue. Here’s Mark Halperin’s response

Really??!! Another presidential comment on this sensitive matter made on the fly in response to a press question? The political and substantive damage will continue until Obama explains his position in detail and (in a dignified and uplifting way) explains why his critics are wrong. This is a classic case of a politician losing control of his public image on a key issue — only in this instance, it has implications for the whole world.

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