Aaron Cynic writes at Diatribe Media:
While the vitriol over the president’s analogy shouldn’t surprise anyone, it is troubling. The most hard core right wing conservatives, along with many people on the left, love to say that 9/11 “changed everything.” Though the increasingly polar opposite ends of the spectrum will disagree on what exactly changed, if the national conversation is to be so flippant about words, one could say both the right and left agree with each other on the matter.
The response to the tragedy of September 11th brought about sweeping legislation which forever altered our civil rights, the longest running military action in American history and the justification for the invasion and occupation of Iraq. Subsequent to the attacks, we also created the Department of Homeland Security and adopted a new foreign policy (The Bush Doctrine).
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