An editorial from The Exponent Telegram
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — For every generation, there is a moment in time that is forever etched in our memories.
For some of our older residents, it’s the attack on Pearl Harbor, the atomic bomb attacks on Japan or VJ Day, when the country celebrated victory over Japan.
As President Franklin D. Roosevelt said of Pearl Harbor, these are days that “live in infamy.”
For many of the current generation, that day is 9-11-2001, the day terrorists attacked the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and tried to attack other government buildings (presumably The White House and/or Capitol) in the Washington, D.C. area.
When we think back to that fateful day, as millions watched the attacks play out on television, we are reminded of how evil and vulnerable the world can be…