The Corner

Eh. 9-11. Big Deal.

See, because 20 million didn’t die on 9/11, like the Soviets suffered during World War II, we have perhaps complained a bit too much about the whole business. That is the view of David A. Bell, a professor at Johns Hopkins, who explains why the worst attack on the United States in our history was, basically, not that big a deal. You know who else is from Baltimore? Nancy Pelosi, who said the war on terror isn’t a war but a situation to be “managed.” You know who else was from Baltimore? This guy.

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