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What Have We Done for Our Heroes?
Donald Meinshausen 2005-02-01 17:00
We seem to be people starved for heroes. I remember in 1979 during the Iranian hostage crisis, the cretins who call us our media called the bureaucrats encaged at the embassy "heroes." Now the best term you could call these people is victims. They, wisely or not, waited passively until rescued and nothing else. The same term was also applied to the victims of 9/11, thereby cheapening the...