The road from 9-11

With the anniversary of 9-11 tomorrow, we have been and will continue to be deluged with efforts to justify what we have done since then by invoking images and memories of that horrible day. Unfortunately, as a forthcoming book points out, the road from there to here is one paved with lies.

Of all the lies this administration has told its people, one false promise resonated most deeply with frightened Americans – the promise that a war with Iraq would make us safer.

And since I’m on the topic, here’s the best idea I’ve seen for remembering 9-11: commit an act of kindness.

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