President Barack Obama lays a wreath at the Pentagon Memorial, marking the eighth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. At right is Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen, Defense Secretary Robert Gates is second from right. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
President Barack Obama lays a wreath at the Pentagon Memorial, marking the eighth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. At right is Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen, Defense Secretary Robert Gates is second from right. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) ASSOCIATED PRESS
President Barack Obama lays a wreath at the Pentagon Memorial, marking the eighth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. At right is Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen, Defense Secretary Robert Gates is second from right. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) ASSOCIATED PRESS

Commentary: Put partisanship aside on 9-11

September 11, 2009 3:29 AM