The 9/11 Anniversary Racket
Blind your eyes and plug your ears!
This means that the 9/11 show will still be running 80 years from now and, given the press corps's love of decimal anniversaries, the 2011 edition will be more than I can bear.
Or maybe the nation suffers from amnesia and needs reminding. Please feel free to forget to send me e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and subscribe to my Twitter feed. (E-mail may be quoted by name in "The Fray," Slate's readers' forum; in a future article; or elsewhere unless the writer stipulates otherwise. Permanent disclosure: Slate is owned by the Washington Post Co.)
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