Opinion

September 18, 2011

Commentary: Colin Powell was wrong. Americans walk around afraid

Now, let’s mark the anniversary of something that happened after 9/11. On 9/12, as a shaken nation reeled, an old soldier gave a pep talk. Do not let this change you, warned Secretary of State Colin Powell. Do not cower or walk around terrified. “We’re Americans,” he said. “We don’t walk around terrified.”

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