That’s very good advice. After all, everybody makes mistakes, and this time, mirabile dictu, it was even admitted, eventually.
So shouldn’t we forgive and forget, show compassion, and move on?? I mean, it’s become an indelible part of our history now.
Yes, this is all excellent advice, which I fully intend to follow.
But today, I can resist anything but temptation. Even this tender admonition failed to move me:
I mean, after all: if they had a candlelight memorial right there at the site Thursday night, can we do any less, in our own feeble way?
And offer tribute to the way the heart-stopping live coverage brought out the very best in our finest media veterans . . .
Including the incredible coverage of the work of the first responders . . .
How could we not join with the others in their tributes?
And the selfless rush to bring aid to survivors and families:
Let’s join the chorus that demands swift and determined justice for those responsible:
And cheer on the local historians who have important tragic details to add:
So, sure. Tomorrow all this goes down the Memory Hole. But fear not — another week also starts tomorrow. And I’m sure they’re ready for us.