The Sheltered Lives of the Citizens of the World's Hegemon
Reading yet a bit more hand-wringing over how 9/11 was "incomprehensible" made me want to get a bucket of ice water and toss it over my country's head. 9/11 was bad: I do not approve. If you lost someone, you have my condolences. But 9/11, in terms of worldwide badness, was a relatively minor bad. Let's buck up and get on with things.