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The anti-'Ground Zero mosque' anthem
Opponents of the mosque set to be built two blocks from Ground Zero have expressed their dissent in the form of a protest song
 
The song says building the mosque is "a slap in the face" and that proponents of the mosque are "making fools of us."
The song says building the mosque is "a slap in the face" and that proponents of the mosque are "making fools of us."
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The fight against the "Ground Zero Mosque" now has its own theme song. Written by Grammy Award-winning producer Trade Martin, "We've Got To Stop The Mosque At Ground Zero" is a country-tinged tune which brands the planned construction of the Islamic community center a "mockery" of 9/11 and a "slap in the face" to families of those who died in the attacks. "Regardless of your views on the proposed Muslim community center near Ground Zero," says Jocelyn Rousey in Mediaite, one listen to this will convince you that "protesting via awful country songs is probably not the answer." I'm not sure I agree, says John Del Signore in Gothamist. The "slapping sound effect" as the singer delivers the "slap in the face" line is certainly "an inspired touch." Watch the music video below:

 

 

 

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