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 10 years ago."And we slobber over our world-class national government because . . . .
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.Mr. Steyn's article details the superhuman sappiness that has been marshaled to obscure anything meaningful, true, or heroic in forthcoming 9/11 "commemorations." I simply did not realize how stupid and craven some people can be.
"'Let's Roll' Nation Mired In 'Let's Roll Over' Mush." By Mark Steyn, Investor's Business Daily, 9/9/11.