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The first plane, American Airlines Flight 11, hit the North Tower at 5:46 a.m. our time. I was at my desk, sifting through topics for a radio talk show that would never air.
When President George H.W. Bush looked at his watch during the second debate of the 1992 campaign, it probably ensured his “second-place finish” on Election Day. The gesture expressed disinterest, even if that wasn’t the intent.
If you go back to the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, January of last year, you discover that in this state so far, we have lost 36 young people to this stinking virus. Three dozen in 20 months. Every loss like this is tragic, but such losses also demand perspective.
Twenty years ago, as the nightmare of 9/11 unfolded, a World War II veteran from Arizona found himself inside the U.S. Capitol with a critical decision to make.
Barack Obama did not go gently into that good presidential retirement.