Six Years Later, John Stewart Stands Out

Six years later, 9/11 still haunts us as a moment where we were suddenly vulnerable. The new empire that arose out of the chaos of World War II and “defeated” communism was brought to a screeching halt.

There was a lot of positioning and official statements in the days following, but I was just pointed to a video of John Stewart’s first ten minutes of the first show back after 9/11/2001.

It’s downright inspiring and completely real. There is no speech writer. There is no “let’s cut that part out.” It’s a straight forward pouring out of the heart of a New Yorker.

It is also sad to see that six years later, you still have young people dying in Iraq fighting a questionable war that was directly created by the mentality of those first few months after 9/11. And the American populous is more interested in watching Lohan-Rehab-Watch or Britney-Meltdown.

Where did it all go so horribly wrong?

  1. jenn says:

    yet another reason i love jon stewart.

  2. Marion says:

    ?????? ????????? ?????? ?? ??? ?????? ????-not true . most of the articles are wreittn by few people. usually the writters belong to group like-the history of israel or chimia. ???????? ??? ?? ???????????? ?????? ????? ????? wiki will be one day good. but now a days it is far away from a real lexicon where one can find info about a subject. ???? ??????? ?? ???????? ????? ??????? ?????? ????-one cant belive in the wiki. it is clear when one see how many mistakes were found each day. ???? ??? ?????? ??? ?? ?????? ?? ????? ?????? ????-and in the bibel time there were not the knowledge that behind the writing there was an opinion? to sum up-you didnt understand the idea of wiki and if you didnt it is sad day for the wiki.

  3. Palbo says:

    Awesome you should think of sohinmetg like that

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