The Post 9/11/11 World

The Defining Image.

Defining Image 9/11/11Courtesy of The Daily Mail, the British tabloid. (h/t Glenn Greenwald) Guys with machine guns in public places will be around for a long time, maybe always, but there are a lot of subway entrances across the nation to guard. And even if he's standing there, what can he do to somebody with something deadly in a backpack? Besides this, that is.

I heard a good line today: "If they hate us for our freedoms, they must hate us less now."

Another one: "It would be more accurate to say we hate their freedoms."