by Joel B. Pollak
This 9/11, all that is left is the grief.
For years, we thought the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, were not only a terrible event, but also a call to action, heralding a new vigilance at home and a new era of American leadership abroad.
Today, the U.S. has left the impression of scalding defeat in Afghanistan, our southern border is open to anyone who wants to cross it, and our leaders agree with our enemies that we are a morally corrupt society, deserving of being overthrown and replaced.
This week, as news outlets replayed the clips of President George W. Bush telling firefighters and rescue workers at Ground Zero that “the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon,” I had to wonder: could we muster that strength, as a nation, today? Read the rest at breitbart.com.