Reading Mark Steyn’s superb column on the increasingly PC remembrances of 9-11, it occurred to me that the problem is even deeper.
Yes, we should remember 9-11, and be willing to clearly identify the evil that spawned those attacks.
But we also should proudly celebrate the death of the monster at the center of the Al Qaeda web.
We remember December 7 as the anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, for example, but we also celebrate V-E day and V-J day to acknowledge when the Germans and Japanese surrendered.
I was in Austria when bin Laden was killed, but I wish I had been at one of these events, to share the cathartic happiness.
At the White House and Ground Zero:
In the City of Brotherly Love:
At some concert of somebody that I’ve never heard of, but it looks like he and his crowd had the appropriate reaction (warning: a few F-bombs):
And no matter how much I disagree about many of his other policies, I will always give Obama credit for giving the order to deep six that piece of crap.