September 11, 2011
Steyn on 9/11 anniversary: 'Let's Roll Over'
If you're going to read just one article today, the 10th anniversary of 9/11, make it Mark Steyn's sneering put down of all "the usual touchy-feely huggy-weepy pansy-wimpy multiculti effete healing diversity mush" that remembering an act of war perpetrated on our soil has become: What's missing from these commemorations? Firemen? Oh, please. There are some pieces of the puzzle we have to leave out. As Mayor Bloomberg's office has patiently explained, there's "not enough room" at the official Ground Zero commemoration to accommodate any firemen. "Which is kind of weird," wrote the Canadian blogger Kathy Shaidle, "since 343 of them managed to fit into the exact same space ten years ago." On a day when all the fancypants money-no-object federal acronyms comprehensively failed - CIA, FBI, FAA, INS - the only bit of government that worked was the low-level unglamorous municipal government represented by the Fire Department of New York. When they arrived at the World Trade Center the air...(Read Full Post)