April 06, 2006


From FXNYC via WASHINGTON POST--incredible!

A Hole in Which Hopes Are Buried

By Richard Cohen

Tuesday, April 4, 2006; Page A23

NEW YORK -- President Bush is starting to look beyond his presidency. His focus is on his legacy, which he is sure will vindicate his decision to go to war in Iraq. But his most fitting memorial is likely to be where I was Sunday: the immense gash in Lower Manhattan known as Ground Zero. More than 4 1/2 years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the hole has yet to be filled.

Tourists come and look. The selling of souvenirs is prohibited at the site itself, but around the corner, on Vesey Street, peddlers hug the shadows. The proper souvenir to take away from this place, though, is the memory of its immense emptiness. It's a hole filled with broken promises and silly rhetoric, an inverted monument to the Bush administration's unfathomable failure even to capture Osama bin Laden.

Read the rest: WASHPO


Anonymous Anonymous said...

"A Hole in Which Hopes Are Buried"...that was my old nickname in college.

9:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If that hole was to be turned into a lake, it would easily be filled with the tears of grieving Americans and those of us in other countries who have made the pilgrimage to Ground Zero.
Billy. Bristol, England.

6:21 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

maybe they were referring to that old hole of Barbara's, where they pulled GW out of 50 odd years ago and should have stuffed that abortion back in.


4:29 PM  

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